The Passenger Cases and the commerce clause : immigrants, blacks, and states' rights in antebellum America /
"In 1849 Chief Justice Taney's Court delivered a 5-4 decision on the legal status of immigrants and free blacks under the federal commerce power. The closely divided decision, further emphasized by the fact there were eight opinions, played a part in the increasingly contested politics ove...
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University Press of Kansas,
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