A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty, and of the Writ of Habeas Corpus and the Practice Connected with It: With a View of the Law of Extradit

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First Complete Study of the Status of Slavery in the United States. Published a year before John Brown's raid and three years before the outbreak of the Civil War, this was the first book-length work to treat the status of slaves at length. As such, it is a landmark work in the bibliography of American civil liberties. Hurd reviews the statutes concerning fugitive slaves and their extradition, analyzes the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and discusses the application of habeas corpus to slave issues. The list of cases cited by ...

A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty, and of the Writ of Habeas Corpus and the Practice Connected with It: With a View of the Law of Extradit 2010, Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN-13: 9781616190910

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A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty, and of the Writ of Habeas Corpus and the Practice Connected with It: With a View of the Law of Extradit 2010, Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN-13: 9781584773221

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