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  1. The Jacksonian Conservatism of Rufus P. Ranney
    Ohio's Rufus P. Ranney embodied many of the most intriguing social and political tensions of his time. He was an anticorporate campaigner who became John D. Rockefeller's favorite lawyer. A student and law partner of abolitionist... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2017
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  2. Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War
    "Towne's narrative is a fascinating whodunit, with its vivid portrayal of Union commanders hiring questionable detectives in an effort to stymie the Knights of the Golden Circle, a loose collection of Confederate sympathizers... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2015
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  3. Life and Death of Gus Reed
    "Much of Reed's biography remains conjectural, but Bahde does an excellent job of constructing the series of contextual landscapes that support his conjectures. …The Life and Death of Gus Reed contributes to the vein... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2014
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  4. Justice and Legal Change on the Shores of Lake Erie
    Justice and Legal Change on the Shores of Lake Erie explores the many ways that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio has affected the region, the nation, the development of American law, and American... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2012
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  5. Degrees of Allegiance
    Historians have long argued that the Great War eradicated German culture from American soil. Degrees of Allegiance examines the experiences of German-Americans living in Missouri during the First World War, evaluating the personal... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2012
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  6. The Jury in Lincoln’s America
    2013 Award of Superior Achievement from the Illinois State Historical Society. In the antebellum Midwest, Americans looked to the law, and specifically to the jury, to navigate the uncertain terrain of a rapidly changing... Learn More
    Published: 21st February 2012
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  7. The Dred Scott Case
    In 1846 two slaves, Dred and Harriet Scott, filed petitions for their freedom in the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. As the first true civil rights case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, Dred Scott v. Sandford raised issues... Learn More
    Published: 8th June 2010
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  8. Democracy in Session
    For more than 200 years no institution has been more important to the development of the American democratic polity than the state legislature, yet no political institution has been so neglected by historians. Although more lawmaking... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2009
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  9. No Winners Here Tonight
    Few subjects are as intensely debated in the United States as the death penalty. Some form of capital punishment has existed in America for hundreds of years, yet the justification for carrying out the ultimate sentence is a continuing... Learn More
    Published: 24th February 2009
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  10. The History of Nebraska Law
    In the aftermath of the Civil War, legislators in the Nebraska Territory grappled with the responsibility of forming a state government as well as with the larger issues of reconstructing the Union, protecting civil rights, and... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2008
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  11. American Pogrom
    On July 2 and 3, 1917, race riots rocked the small industrial city of East St. Louis, Illinois. American Pogrom takes the reader beyond that pivotal time in the city\u2019s history to explore black people\u2019s activism from... Learn More
    Published: 12th August 2008
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  12. The Rescue of Joshua Glover
    On March 11, 1854, the people of Wisconsin prevented agents of the federal government from carrying away the fugitive slave, Joshua Glover. Assembling in mass outside the Milwaukee courthouse, they demanded that the federal officers... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2007
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  13. The Fairer Death
    Women on death row are such a rarity that, once condemned, they may be ignored and forgotten. Ohio, a typical, middle-of-the-road death penalty state, provides a telling example of this phenomenon. The Fairer Death: Executing... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2006
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  14. The History of Michigan Law
    This book will serve as the entry point for all future studies that involve the law in Michigan. With 2005 marking the bicentennial of the establishment of the Michigan Supreme Court, as well as the bicentennial of the creation... Learn More
    Published: 28th July 2006
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  15. The History of Indiana Law
    Long regarded as a center for middle-American values, Indiana is also a cultural crossroads that has produced a rich and complex legal and constitutional heritage. The History of Indiana Law traces this history through a series... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2006
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  16. The Black Laws
    Beginning in 1803, the Ohio legislature enacted what came to be known as the Black Laws. These laws instituted barriers against blacks entering the state and placed limits on black testimony against whites. Basing his narrative... Learn More
    Published: 16th December 2005
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