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Shades of Freedom

Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process

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Shades of Freedom by A.Leon Higginbotham
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A. Leon Higginbotham provides an account of the interaction between the law and racial oppression in America from colonial times to the present. The issue of racial inferiority is central to this volume, as Higginbotham documents how early white perceptions of black inferiority slowly became codified into law. In the book, a noted scholar and a celebrated jurist offers a work of scope giving insight which ranges from the earliest colonial times to the present.

Author Biography

A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. is Public Service Professor of Jurisprudence at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He was formerly Chief Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has taught at Yale and at the Harvard, New York University, and University of Pennsylvania Law Schools, and is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His landmark volume In the Matter of Color won the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award and the National Bar Association's Literary Award.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 1998
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
16 pp plates
Imprint
Oxford University Press Inc
Pages
352
Dimensions
136x204x18
ISBN-13
9780195122886
Product ID
1831470

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