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Author Allen, Austin, 1970-

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

Imprint Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2006.


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Description x, 274 p.
Series Studies in the legal history of the South
Studies in the legal history of the South.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-266) and index.
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 -- Toward Dred Scott : slavery, corporations, and popular sovereignty in the web of law -- 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 -- Inescapable opportunity : the Supreme Court and the Dred Scott case -- 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
United States. Supreme Court -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Constitutional history -- United States -- Sources.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780820326535 (cloth : alk. paper)
0820326534 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780820328423 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820328421 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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