Abolitionism and American Law
This volume's essays reveal that the abolitionists' impact on United States law and the Constitution did not end with the Civil War. The immediate postwar Reconstruction amendments were both rooted in the radically anti-positivistic, natural rights philosophy long espoused by the radical political abolitionists. Implementing protection for black civil rights, however, proved much more difficult.
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The Compromise of 1787
Quok Walker Mumbet and the Abolition of Slavery
Legal Positivism Abolitionist Litigation and the New Jersey
Slavery and Abolition Before the United States Supreme Court
The Kidnapping of John Davis and the Adoption of the Fugitive
State Constitutional Protections of Liberty
A Double Paradox
Final Step to the Civil
The Jesse Happy Case
Abolitionists and the Civil Rights Act of 1875
Abolitionist Political and Constitutional Theory
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