Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
Size: 56.30 MB
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Jeannine Marie DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

Breaking Chains

Author: R. Gregory Nokes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780870717123
Size: 61.74 MB
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Holmes took his former master to court and, in the face of enormous odds, won the case in 1853. In Breaking Chains, R. Gregory Nokes tells the story of the only slavery case adjudicated in Oregon's pre-Civil War courts--Holmes v. Ford.

Slavery On Trial

Author: James Campbell
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ISBN: 9780813035666
Size: 53.99 MB
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Slavery on Trial examines more than 7,000 criminal cases recorded between 1830 and 1860, ranging from sensational murders to minor misdemeanors.

Chocolate On Trial

Author: Lowell Joseph Satre
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821416251
Size: 69.56 MB
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The story Satre tells illuminates what a stubbornly persistent institution slavery was and shows how Cadbury, a company with a well-regarded brand name and logo, endured ethical dilemmas and challenges to its record for social ...

Fugitive Justice

Author: Steven Lubet
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059468
Size: 31.87 MB
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In this book, Steven Lubet examines, in detail, three trials on the great issue of fugitive slaves in the 1850’s, the fugitive slave statutes, and how the legal system coped or failed to cope with the apparent inconsistencies between the ...

Black Trials

Author: Mark S. Weiner
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307425037
Size: 65.61 MB
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Significant and enthralling, these are the cases that forced the courts and the country to reconsider what it means to be black in America, and Mark Weiner demonstrates their lasting importance for our society.

The Enlightenment On Trial

Author: Associate Professor of History Bianca Premo
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190638737
Size: 60.42 MB
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This is a history not of an Enlightenment but rather the Enlightenment - the rights-oriented, formalist, secularizing, freedom-inspired eighteenth-century movement that defined modern Western law.

The Trials Of Anthony Burns

Author: Albert J. Von Frank
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674039544
Size: 51.91 MB
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Traces the events revolving around the trial of an escaped slave who was arrested and returned to Virginia under the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850