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Justice Curtis in the Civil War era : at the crossroads of American constitutionalism / Stuart Streichler.

Author/Creator:
Streichler, Stuart, 1957-
Publication:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2005.
Series:
Constitutionalism and democracy
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 271 p. : port. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Constitutional history -- United States -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Judicial process -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, 1809-1874.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Contents:
In the Whig tradition
The fugitive slave controversy
Federal-state conflict in a commercial republic
The promise of due process
The Dred Scott case
The president's war powers
The Johnson impeachment trial.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-253) and index.
ISBN:
0813923425 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
57069503
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