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Dred Scott and the politics of slavery / Earl M. Maltz.

Author/Creator:
Maltz, Earl M., 1950-
Publication:
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2007.
Series:
Landmark law cases & American society
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 182 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Slavery -- United States -- Legal status of slaves in free states.
United States. Supreme Court -- History.
Contents:
The politics of slavery, 1785-1842
The Supreme Court and slavery, 1825-1842
Slavery in the territories, 1842-1856
The road to the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court in 1856
Arguments and deliberations
The opinions of the justices
The impact of Dred Scott
Dred Scott and the limits of judicial power.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-167) and index.
ISBN:
9780700615025 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700615024 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700615032 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0700615032 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
74029377
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