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Ambivalent legacy : a legal history of the South

Ambivalent legacy : a legal history of the South

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Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Mississippi
  • Publication Information: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1984
  • Publication Type (Medium): Conference papers and proceedings, History, Congresses
  • Material: Conference publication
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/ambivalent-legacy-a-legal-history-of-the-south/ (Stable identifier)

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X, 270 pages ; 24 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Ambivalent legacy : a legal history of the South is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Responsable Person: edited by David J. Bodenhamer and James W. Ely, Jr.
  • Publication Date: 1984
  • Copyright Date: 1984
  • Location: Jackson
  • Country/State: Mississippi
  • Number of Editions: 2 editions
  • First edition Date: 1984
  • Last edition Date: 1984
  • General Notes: Includes papers presented at the Conference on the Legal History of the South, jointly sponsored by the Vanderbilt University School of Law and the University of Southern Mississippi, Feb. 1983.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF352
  • Dewey Code: 349.75
  • ISBN: 0878052100 9780878052103 0878052119 9780878052110
  • OCLC: 10229102

Main Contents

Regionalism and the legal history of the south / James W. Ely, Jr., and David J. Bodenhamer
Some thoughts on Southern legal history / Lawrence M. Friedman
Law and the Antebellum Southern economy : an interpretation / Tony A. Freyer
Federalism, the Southern regional economy, and public policy since 1865 / Harry N. Scheiber
The Virginia state debt and the judicial power of the United States / John V. Orth
Forging the shackles : the development of Virginia's criminal code for slaves / Philip J. Schwarz
“Society is not marked by punctuality in the payment of debts” : the chattel mortgages of slaves / Thomas D. Morris
Organizing civil rights litigation : the NAACP's experience / Mark V. Tushnet
Disorder and deference : the paradoxes of criminal justice in the Colonial Tidewater / Peter C. Hoffer
“He read it to me from a book of English law” : Germans, bench, and bar in the Colonial South, 1715-1770 / A.G. Roeber
The “route to hell” retraced : the impact of popular election on the Southern appellate judiciary / Kermit L. Hall

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