Journal Of The Civil War Era

Author: William A. Blair
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469608987
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H. Robert Baker's excellent “Prigg v. Pennsylvania”: Slavery, the Supreme Court,
and the Ambivalent Constitution is the first book-length treatment of this important
decision. ... As with other volumes in the valuable Landmark Law Cases and
American Society series, Baker's book was published without footnotes or
endnotes ...

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 ...

Fugitive Justice

Author: Steven Lubet
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059468
Size: 37.41 MB
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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 ...

The Liberty Amendments

Author: Mark R. Levin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451606397
Size: 25.45 MB
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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.

Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
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Jeannine Marie DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

The Free Press Crisis Of 1800

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher:
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 ...

Cybercrime And Society

Author: Majid Yar
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446292207
Size: 36.14 MB
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Cybercrime is a complex and ever-changing phenomenon. This book offers a clear and engaging introduction to this fascinating subject by situating it in the wider context of social, political, cultural and economic change.

The Rescue Of Joshua Glover

Author: H. Robert Baker
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821442147
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Nevertheless, as The Rescue of Joshua Glover demonstrates, they maintained the principle that the people themselves were the last defenders of constitutional liberty, even as Glover's rescue raised troubling questions about citizenship and ...