Decisive battles of the law; narrative studies of eight legal contests affecting the history of the United States between the years 1800 and 1886
298 pages
English
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Decisive battles of the law; narrative studies of eight legal contests affecting the history of the United States between the years 1800 and 1886

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298 pages
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UNIVERSITY OF LIRRARYILLINOIS URBANA g .A.^lMIQKAT BOOKSTACKS ^J6J- -0-^096 ni DECISIVE THE LAWOFBATTLES CONTESTSOF EIGHT LEGALNARRATIVE STUDIKS UNITEDTHE HISTORY OF THEAFFECTING RETWEEN THE YEARSSTATES 1800 AND 1886 BY HillTrevorFrederick ALTIIOK l>V " " "THE ACCOMrLICE"THK LAWVKKLINCOLM EXCKl'TIONS" ETC."the LASE and LONDONNEW YORK AND Publishers& BrothersHarper MCMVII ^Sc{H Copyright, 1906, by Harper & Brothers.1907, -.4// rights rtserT-'cd, October, 1907.Published TO CAROLINE COE /io i J.X CONTENTS PAGE THE UNITED STATES VS. CALLENDER: A FIGHT FOR FREE- IDOM OF THE PRESS THE UNITED STATES VS. BURR: THE INSIDE HISTORY OF A "scotch" VERDICT 2J *^ THE COMMONWEALTH VS. BROWN: THE PRELUDE TO THE CIVIL WAR 65 y DRED SCOTT VS. SANFORD: THE UNCOVERING OF AN HIS- TORIC TRIAL 107 THE IMPEACHMENT OF ANDREW JOHNSON: A HISTORIC MOOT CASE 13s THE "ALABAMA" ARBITRATION: AN INTERNATIONAL LAW- SUIT 175 THE HAYES-TILDEN CONTEST: A POLITICAL ARBITRATION 2 12 PEOPLE VS. SPIES et al.: the chicago anarchists' case 240 FOREWORD AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT is a recognized fact that great legal con- IT tests have not infrequently foreshadowed national crises in the United States, and some- times even determined them. Certainly the records of the courts afford most illuminating foot-notes to history, often revealing the politi- cal and human forces at work upon events in more dramatic and vivid guise than any other medium.

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UNIVERSITY OF
LIRRARYILLINOIS
URBANA g .A.^lMIQKAT
BOOKSTACKS^J6J-
-0-^096ni
DECISIVE
THE LAWOFBATTLES
CONTESTSOF EIGHT LEGALNARRATIVE STUDIKS
UNITEDTHE HISTORY OF THEAFFECTING
RETWEEN THE YEARSSTATES
1800 AND 1886
BY
HillTrevorFrederick
ALTIIOK l>V
" " "THE ACCOMrLICE"THK LAWVKKLINCOLM
EXCKl'TIONS" ETC."the LASE and
LONDONNEW YORK AND
Publishers& BrothersHarper
MCMVII^Sc{H
Copyright, 1906, by Harper & Brothers.1907,
-.4// rights rtserT-'cd,
October, 1907.Published