Black southerners and the law, 1865-1900 / edited with an introduction by Donald G. Nieman.

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Other Authors: Nieman, Donald G.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Garland Pub., 1994.
Series:African American life in the Post-Emancipation South ; v. 12.
Table of Contents:
  • Plessy v. Ferguson: conservative sociological jurisprudence / Barton J. Bernstein--Judging morality: sexual behavior and legal consequences in the late nineteenth-century South / Mary Frances Berry--Negro involuntary servitude in the South, 1865-1940: a preliminary analysis / William Cohen--Black dreams and white justice / Barry A. Crouch--Hunting, fishing, and foraging: common rights and class relations in the postbellum South / Steven Hahn--Reforms in government control of Negroes in Birmingham, Alabama, 1890-1920 / Carl V. Harris--Race, property rights, and the economic consequences of reconstruction: a case study / Robert J. Haws and Michael V. Namorato--The Black testimony controversy in Kentucky, 1866-1872 / Victor B. Howard--Separate but not equal: the Supreme Court's first decision on racial discrimination in schools / J. Morgan Kousser--Black political power and criminal justice: Washington County, Texas, 1868-1884 / Donald G. Nieman--The language of liberation: African Americans and equalitarian constitutionalism, 1830-1950 / Donald G. Neiman.
  • (cont.) A high and honorable calling: Black lawyers in South Carolina, 1868-1915 / J.R. Oldfield--The conflict between Blacks and the police in the urban South, 1865-1900 / Howard N. Rabinowitz--From slave to caste society: penal changes in Tennessee, 1830-1915 / Randall G. Shelden--Enforcing the fifteenth amendment, 1870-1877 / Everette Swinney--The origin and development of the convict lease system in Georgia / A. Elizabeth Taylor--The persistent career of Jim Crow: lower federal courts and the "separate but equal" doctrine, 1865-1896 / Stephen J. Riegel--John Marshall Harlan and the constitutional rights of Negroes: the transformation of a Southerner / Harold D. Woodman.