Slave Law In The American South

Author: Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
ISBN:
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Tushnet discusses the opinion's place in the novel--in which she quoted liberally from Ruffin's decision--and evaluates other historians' interpretations of both the opinion and Stowe's provocative novel.

Fugitive Justice

Author: Steven Lubet
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059468
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In this book, Steven Lubet examines, in detail, three trials on the great issue of fugitive slaves in the 1850’s, the fugitive slave statutes, and how the legal system coped or failed to cope with the apparent inconsistencies between the ...

Race And Redistricting

Author: Tinsley E. Yarbrough
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
ISBN:
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Noted Supreme Court biographer Tinsley Yarbrough examines these closely linked landmark cases to show how the Court addressed the constitutionality of redistricting within the volatile contexts of civil rights and partisan politics.A suit ...

Capital Punishment On Trial

Author: David M. Oshinsky
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
ISBN:
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And this is exactly what happened. In the coming years, the Supreme Court would uphold an avalanche of state legislation endorsing the death penalty.

The Slaughterhouse Cases

Author: Ronald M. Labbé
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780700614097
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While ruling that Louisiana had legitimately exercised its powers, the Court's majority went much further to declare that the amendment - and its "due process" and "equal protection" clauses - applied exclusively to the plight of former ...

The Free Press Crisis Of 1800

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
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ISBN: 9780700617654
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Examines the trial of journalist Thomas Cooper, which was the first major constitutional challenge to the Sedition Act of 1798 and an important showcase for debating the role of government and the place of dissent in times of national ...

The Liberty Amendments

Author: Mark R. Levin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451606397
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Mark R. Levin has made the case, in numerous bestselling books that the principles undergirding our society and governmental system are unraveling.

The Politics Of Black Citizenship

Author: Andrew Diemer
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ISBN: 9780820349374
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Considering Baltimore and Philadelphia as part of the Mid-Atlantic borderland, Diemer shows that the antebellum effort to secure the rights of American citizenship was central to black politics as it exploited the ambiguities of citizenship ...

Gitlow V New York

Author: Marc R. Lendler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780700618750
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Covers the landmark First Amendment case involving Benjamin Gitlow, an avowed communist who was tried for sedition under New York's Criminal Anarchy Law.