Justice Accused

Author: Robert M. Cover
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300032529
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"Cover's book is splendid in many ways. His legal history and legal philosophy are both first class. . . . This is, for a change, an interdisciplinary work that is a credit to both disciplines.

Justice Accused

ISBN: 9780300161953
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"What should a judge do when he must hand down a ruling based on a law that he considers unjust or oppressive?

Constitutional Debate In Action

Author: H. L. Pohlman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 0742574946
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Not your traditional constitutional-law textbook, this three-volume set views the Constitution as an institutionalized form of debate by which people press their political demands and arguments upon the Supreme Court.

The Science Of A Legislator

Author: Knud Haakonssen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521376259
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A first comprehensive account of Adam Smith's jurisprudence demonstrates how his ideas developed out of, and in response to, Hume's theory of justice and includes the social and political thought expounded in his major writings.

Persons And Masks Of The Law

Author: John Thomas Noonan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520235236
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The stories of the litigations at three different periods of our history provide a powerful analysis of American law.

Double Character

Author: Ariela J. Gross
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 082032860X
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How, asks Ariela J. Gross, did communities reconcile the dilemmas such trials raised concerning the character of slaves and masters?

Natural Law And The Antislavery Constitutional Tradition

Author: Justin Buckley Dyer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107013631
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Like the reluctant captain who dutifully executed the sailor, Cover writes,
antislavery judges in antebellum America paraded their “helplessness before the
law; lamented harsh results; intimated that in a more perfect world, or at the end
of days, a better law would emerge, but almost uniformly, marched to the music,
steeled themselves, and hung Billy Budd ... Quoted in Robert Cover, Justice
Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process (New Haven, CT: Yale University
Press, 1975), 2.

Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story

Author: R. Kent Newmyer
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807864021
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Robert M. Cover, Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process (New
Haven, Conn., 1975), p. Ioz. 15. 26 Fed. Cas. 846 (No. 15,551). 16. Act of May 15,
1820, chap. 113, secs. 4, 5, 3 U.S. Statutes at Large 6oo. For a discussion see
Hugh G. Soulsby, The Right of Search and the Slave Trade in AngloAmerican
Relations, 1814–1862 (Baltimore, 1933), pp. 847–48. 17. 26 Fed. Cas. 847 (No.
15,551). 18. Webster to Story, 1 December 1821, Story Papers, MHS; Story to
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