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The history of Michigan law

Author: Paul Finkelman; Martin J Hershock; Clifford W Taylor
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2006.
Series: Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michigan was among the first states to admit African-Americans and women to its law schools and was the first governmental entity to abolish the death penalty. Additionally, the state, unlike its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
History of Michigan law.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607250304
Online version:
History of Michigan law.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607922001
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Finkelman; Martin J Hershock; Clifford W Taylor
ISBN: 0821416618 9780821416617
OCLC Number: 65205057
Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Northwest Ordinance and Michigan's territorial heritage / David G. Chardavoyne --
Blood on the tracks : law, railroad accidents, the economy, and the Michigan frontier / Martin J. Hershock --
An occasionally dry state surrounded by water : temperance and prohibition in antebellum Michigan / John W. Quist --
A beacon of liberty on the Great Lakes : race, slavery, and the law in antebellum Michigan / Roy E. Finkenbine --
Deference to democracy : Thomas Cooley and his barnburning court / Paul D. Carrington --
The four Michigan Constitutions / Frank Ravitch --
Ruin and recovery : conservation and environmental law in Michigan / David Dempsey --
170 years of a balancing act : a brief history of criminal justice in Michigan / Ronald J. Bretz --
The promise of equality and the limits of law : from the Civil War to World War II / Paul Finkelman --
"Methods of mysticism" and the industrial order : labor law in Michigan, 1868-1940 / Elizabeth Faue --
The Michigan Women's Commission and the struggle against sex discrimination in the 1970s / Liette Gidlow --
Legal education in Michigan / Byron D. Cooper.
Series Title: Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Finkelman and Martin J. Hershock ; with a foreword by Clifford W. Taylor.
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