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By Hands Now Known Jim Crow's Legal Executioners

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ISBN-10: 0393867854

ISBN-13: 9780393867855

Edition: N/A

Authors: Margaret A. Burnham

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A paradigm-shifting investigation of Jim Crow-era violence, the legal apparatus that sustained it, and its enduring legacy, from a renowned legal scholar. If the law cannot protect a person from a lynching, then isn't lynching the law? In By Hands Now Known, Margaret A. Burnham, director of Northeastern University's Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, challenges our understanding of the Jim Crow era by exploring the relationship between formal law and background legal norms in a series of harrowing cases from 1920 to 1960. From rendition, the legal process by which states make claims to other states for the return of their citizens, to battles over state and federal jurisdiction…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/27/2022
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.23" long x 1.08" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English