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Origins of the Dred Scott case : Jacksonian jurisprudence and the Supreme Court, 1837-1857 / Austin Allen.

Author/Creator:
Allen, Austin, 1970-
Publication:
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 274 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies in the legal history of the South
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Subjects:
Constitutional history -- United States -- Sources.
United States. Supreme Court -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Contents:
Realizing popular sovereignty : partisan sentiment and constitutional constraint in Jacksonian jurisprudence
Imposing self-rule : professionalism, commerce, social order, and the sources of Taney court jurisprudence
Evidence of law : popular sovereignty and judicial authority in Swift v. Tyson
Moderating Taney : concurrent sovereignty and answering the slavery question, 1842-1852
The limits of judicial partisanship : corporate law and the emergence of southern factionalism
The sources of southern factionalism : corporations, free blacks, and the imperatives of federal citizenship
The failure of evasion : Dred Scott v. Emerson, Strader v. Graham, Swift v. Tyson, and Dred Scott v. Sandford
The political economy of blackness : citizenship, corporations, and the judicial uses of racism in Dred Scott
Looking westward : concurrent sovereignty and the answer to the territorial question.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-266) and index.
ISBN:
0820326534 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820328421 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
61362101
Publisher Number:
9780820326535
9780820328423