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Ableman v. Booth and United States v. Booth

Further Readings

  • Campbell, Stanley. The Slave Catchers: Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, 1850-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1970.
  • Currie, David. The Constitution in the Supreme Court: The First Hundred Years 1789-1888. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.
  • Johnson, John W. Historic U.S. Court Cases, 1690-1990: An Encyclopedia, Vol. 2. New York: Garland Publishing, 1992.
  • Hyman, H. H., and William M. Wiecek. Equal Justice Under Law: Constitutional Development, 1835-1875. New York: Harper and Row, 1982.
  • Swisher, Carl. B. History of the Supreme Court of the United States. Volume V: The Taney Period, 1836-64. New York: Macmillan, 1974.

Additional topics

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