The Dred Scott case : historical and contemporary perspectives on race and law /
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- Athens : Ohio University Press, c2010.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- The Dred Scott case : historical and contemporary perspectives on race and law / edited by David Thomas Konig, Paul Finkelman, and Christopher Alan Bracey.
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Athens : Ohio University Press, 2010
- Item Description:
Based on a symposium held in March 2007 at the Washington University Law School in St. Louis, Missouri.
- Physical Description:
ix, 281 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-271) and index.
Table of Contents
- American confluence : history, race, and law / David Thomas Konig, Paul Finkelman, and Christopher Alan Bracey
- Constitutional law and the legitimation of history : the enduring force of Roger Taney's opinion of the court / David Thomas Konig
- Dred Scott versus the Dred Scott case : the history and memory of a signal moment in American slavery, 1857-2007 / Adam Arenson
- John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, Dred Scott, and the problem of constitutional evil / Mark Graber
- The legacy of the Dred Scott case : the uncertain course of emancipation in Missouri / Louis Gerteis
- An exaggerated legacy : Dred Scott and substantive due process / Austin Allen
- Emancipation and contract law : litigating human property after the Civil War / Daniel W. Hamilton
- Dred Scott, human dignity, and the quest for a culture of equality / Christopher Alan Bracey
- Dred Scott, racial stereotypes, and the enduring marks of inferiority / Leland Ware
- Unmasking the lie : Dred Scott and the antebellum Southern honor culture / Cecil J. Hunt II
- Whose ancestors were imported into this country and sold as slaves? / John Baugh
- Considering reparations for Dred Scott / Alfred L. Brophy
- Lessons for judges from Scott v. Emerson / Duane Benton
- Missouri law, politics, and the Dred Scott case / Michael A. Wolff
- The strange career of Dred Scott : from Fort Armstrong to Guantánamo Bay / Paul Finkelman.