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The Most Dangerous Branch: Slavery, the Courts and the Constitution

By: Randall C. Young

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: Y3226

ISBN: 788432265

Condition: 2005, 5½x8½, paper, index, 362 pp, Heritage Books


A comprehensive history of the Federal jurisprudence of slavery, The Most Dangerous Branch offers a unique perspective on slavery as an American institution. This thorough review of all-but-forgotten pleas for freedom will challenge many popularly held beliefs about American history, including the meaning of the Constitution, the South's purported quest for states' rights, and the limits of modern judicial authority. It will also change how many people feel about the rol... View more info