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Justice accused : antislavery and the judicial process

Author: Robert M Cover; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What should a judge do when he must hand down a ruling based on a law that he considers unjust or oppressive? This question is examined through a series of problems concerning unjust law that arose with respect to slavery in nineteenth-century America.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Cover; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0300017898 9780300017892 9780300032529 0300032528
OCLC Number: 1322135
Description: xii, 322 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Robert M. Cover.

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What should a judge do when he must hand down a ruling based on a law that he considers unjust or oppressive? This question is examined through a series of problems concerning unjust law that arose with respect to slavery in nineteenth-century America.

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