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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Main Author: Freyer, Tony Allan
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, 2014
Series:Landmark law cases & American society
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Call Number: KF8742 .F74 2014
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