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Call # KF385.A4 R33 2002
Title Race on trial : law and justice in American history / edited by Annette Gordon-Reed
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
Book Cover


Descript. xi, 234 p. ; 25 cm
Series Viewpoints on American culture
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-234)
Subject Discrimination in justice administration -- United States -- History
Trials -- United States
United States -- Race relations -- History
Alt Author Gordon-Reed, Annette
OCLC # 48144534
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Annette Gordon-Reed3
1The Impact of the Amistad Case on Race and Law in America (1841) / Howard Jones14
2The Dred Scott Case (1857) / Xi Wang26
3Celia's Case (1857) / Annette Gordon-Reed48
4Race, Identity, and the Law: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) / Thomas J. Davis61
5Jack Johnson versus the American Racial Hierarchy (1913) / Denise C. Morgan77
6Twenty Years on Trial: Takuji Yamashita's Struggle for Citizenship (1922) / Gabriel J. Chin103
7A White Woman's Word: The Scottsboro Case (1931) / P. J. Ling118
8Korematsu v. United States Revisited: 1944 and 1983 (1944) / Roger Daniels139
9Brown v. Board of Education (1954) / Mark Tushnet160
10Interracial Marriage on Trial: Loving v. Virginia (1967) / Peter Wallenstein177
11Race, Affirmative Action, and Higher Education on Trial: Regents v. Bakke (1978) / Howard Ball197
12Black and White: The O. J. Simpson Case (1995) / Walter L. Hixson214
 Suggested Readings233