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Contempt of Court: The Turn Of-The-Century Lynching That Launched 100 Years of Federalism
Contempt of Court The Turn OfTheCentury Lynching That Launched 100 Years of Federalism
Author: Mark Curriden, Leroy Phillips
The case by which the U.S. Supreme Court declared itself the highest court in the land. When Ed Johnson, a black man, was wrongly convicted in 1906 of rape and sentenced to death in Tennessee, Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan issued a stay of execution, declaring that Johnson's right to a fair trial had been violated and that he had b...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780571199525
ISBN-10: 0571199526
Publication Date: 9/1999
Pages: 276
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Publisher: Faber Faber
Book Type: Hardcover
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