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Lynchers versus Due Process: The Forging of Rough Justice

Michael J. Pfeifer

in The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036132
eISBN:
9780252093098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036132.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter treats the Far West, the Upper South, and the Midwest in the mid-to-late 1850s as a laboratory for a variety of lynching violence that would become widespread in the postbellum era. The ... More


Beyond State v. Mann Thomas Ruffin’s Jurisprudence

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

“Beyond State v. Mann” builds on the previous chapter to evaluate how Justice Thomas Ruffin of the North Carolina Supreme Court decided cases involving slaves and sometimes other people. It shows ... More


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