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Living Our Traditions

Robert H. Henry

in The Embattled Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770122
eISBN:
9780814762806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770122.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines originalism by focusing on the ideas of Justice John Marshall Harlan II, known for his dissent in the case of Poe v. Ullman in which he argued that the U.S. Constitution must be ... More


Fanny: Postwar Trials

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines Fanny's family life after the end of the war. It discusses the increasing hostility of postwar Louisville toward the Federal government, and the role of the Federal courts, ... More


The Lessons of Plessy

Mark Golub

in Is Racial Equality Unconstitutional?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190683603
eISBN:
9780190683634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683603.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter traces the language of color-blind constitutionalism to its origins in Justice Harlan’s dissenting opinion in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) and to the legal briefs of Homer Plessy’s ... More


Decompositional Rights

Sora Y. Han

in Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter revisits and restages U.S. Supreme Court cases on affirmative action and the critique of “reverse discrimination” claims within a broader set of jurisprudential and philosophical ... More


The Won Cause at Century's End

Barbara A. Gannon

in The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834527
eISBN:
9781469603124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877708_gannon.16
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on Supreme Court justice John Harlan, known as the “Great Dissenter.” However, Harlan is better known today for his lone opposition to the Plessy v. Ferguson decision, which ... More


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