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The law of the Commonwealth and Chief Justice Shaw.

The law of the Commonwealth and Chief Justice Shaw.

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Leonard Williams Levy
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Massachusetts
  • Publication Information: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1957
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/the-law-of-the-commonwealth-and-chief-justice-shaw/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Levy, Leonard W. (Leonard Williams), 1923-2006. Law of the Commonwealth and Chief Justice Shaw. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1957 (OCoLC)646849872

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VIII, 383 pages portrait 25 cm

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  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication Date: 1957
  • Country/State: Massachusetts
  • Number of Editions: 27 editions
  • First edition Date: 1957
  • Last edition Date: 1987
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF368.S42
  • Dewey Code: 345.22
  • OCLC: 506332

Main Contents

Lemuel Shaw : the pre-Court years
Chief Justice : appointment and judicial character
The Unitarian controversy : church, state, and court
Satan's apostle and freedom of conscience
The law of freedom : emancipating slaves in transit
The fugitive slave law : remanding runaways
Segregation : origin of the “separate but equal” doctrine
The formative period of railroad law : eminent domain and the public works doctrine
The formative period of railroad law : common carrier liabilities and torts
Labor law : the fellow-servant rule
Labor law : trade unions and criminal conspiracy
Criminal law : murder, madness, and malice
The police power : state regulation and judicial self-restraint
Constitutional limitations : judicial review and the contract clause
Constitutional limitations : criminal justice and the rights of the accused
Three decades of law and society : re?sume? and conclusions.

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