Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

The three most important Supreme Court Justices before the Civil War?Chief Justices John Marshall and Roger B. Taney and Associate Justice Joseph Story?upheld the institution of slavery in ruling after ruling. These opinions cast a shadow over the Court and the legacies of these men, but historians have rarely delved deeply into the personal and political ideas and motivat The three most important Supreme Court Justices before the Civil War?Chief Justices John Marshall and Roger B. Tane...

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Title:Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court
Author:Paul Finkelman
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Genres:History
ISBN:Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court
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Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:236 pages pages

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    Aug 12, 2018
    I couldn?t actually finish this book. It?s nearly impossible to get through as the author, who although correct on his premise that the Supreme Court has been led by racists, attempts to read minds, re-states points as nauseum, and pretends that John Marshall?s racism was any wor...
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    Jul 11, 2018
    In this important reexamination of three of the Supreme Court's leading jurists in the decades preceding the Civil War, legal scholar Paul Finkelman analyzes John Marshall, Joseph Story, and Roger Taney's personal and judicial histories through the lens of their views and jurisprudence...
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