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Origins of the Dred Scott Case Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court, 1837-1857

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ISBN-10: 0820328421

ISBN-13: 9780820328423

Edition: 2006

Authors: Austin Allen, Kermit Hall, Timothy Huebner

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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 5/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Timothy S. Huebner, L. Palmer Brown Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities and Chair of the Department of History at Rhodes College, is author of <i>The Taney Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy</i> and coeditor, with Kermit L. Hall, of <i>Major Problems in American Constitutional History</i>, second edition. He and Paul Finkelman edit the series Studies in the Legal History of the South.

Introduction: Beyond the Sectional Crisis
Beneath Dred Scott: Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Dimensions of Self-Rule
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
Epilogue: United Court, Divided Union: Judicial Harmony and the Fate of Concurrent Popular Sovereignty
Note on Method