Fugitive justice : runaways, rescuers, and slavery on trial /

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Main Author: Lubet, Steven
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c2010
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Table of Contents:
  • Slavery and the constitution
  • The Missouri equilibrium
  • The compromise of 1850
  • But we have no country
  • A traitorous combination
  • Prosecution at Independence Hall
  • Sir-did you hear it?
  • Athens of America
  • Kidnapping again!
  • The height of cruelty
  • Judge Loring's predicament
  • Freedom on the Western reserve
  • The son betrays and the father indicts
  • Votaries of the higher law
  • An irrepressible conflict