Slavery & the law /

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Other Authors: Finkelman, Paul, 1949-
Format: Book
Published: Madison, Wis. : Madison House, 1997
Edition:1st ed
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Table of Contents:
  • Learning the three "I"s of America's slave heritage / Derrick Bell
  • Ideology and imagery in the law of slavery / William W. Fisher III
  • Slavery in the canon of constitutional law / Sanford Levinson
  • Chief Justice Hornblower of New Jersey and the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793 / Paul Finkelman
  • Federal assault / James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton
  • Crisis over the impending crisis / Michael Kent Curtis
  • Slaves and the rules of evidence in criminal trials / Thomas D. Morris
  • Details are of a most revolting character / Judith Kelleher Schafer
  • Pandora's box / Ariela Gross
  • Slave auctions on the courthouse steps / Thomas D. Russell
  • Seventeenth-century jurists, Roman law, and slavery / Alan Watson
  • British constitution and the creation of American slavery / Jonathan A. Bush
  • Thinking property at Rome / Alan Watson
  • Thinking property at Memphis / Jacob I. Corré