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Ambivalent legacy : a legal history of the South

Author: David J Bodenhamer; James W Ely, Jr.
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Bodenhamer; James W Ely, Jr.
ISBN: 0878052100 9780878052103 0878052119 9780878052110
OCLC Number: 10229102
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.
Description: x, 270 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by David J. Bodenhamer and James W. Ely, Jr.


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