Race law : cases, commentary, and questions /

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Main Author: Higginbotham, F. Michael
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, ©2010.
Edition:3rd ed.
Series:Carolina Academic Press law casebook series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The racial prejudices that judges share
  • Race classification
  • Slavery, free blacks, and the constitution
  • The northern approach to free blacks
  • The southern approach to slavery and free blacks
  • Slavery, free blacks, and the United States Supreme Court
  • The beginning of the end of slavery
  • The Supreme Court's betrayal of reconstruction
  • Race and citizenship
  • Race, American indians, and sovereignty
  • The separate but equal doctrine
  • Expanding the separate but equal doctrine
  • Racial segregation and housing
  • Racial segregation and interstate commerce
  • Racial segregation and state action
  • Interpreting the separate but equal doctrine
  • Applying the separate but equal doctrine
  • The end of state-mandated segregation
  • Applying the brown rationale
  • Race conscious remedies
  • Maintaining racial inequity
  • Race, values, and justice Thomas
  • Race, values, and justice Alito
  • Race, values, and justice Sotomayor
  • Race and the administration of justice
  • Critical race theory
  • Race and hate speech
  • Race and language
  • Conclusion
  • Documents
  • History timeline.