These five essays explore two centuries of the ever-changing relationship between a major slave society and the laws that guided it. The topics covered are diverse, including the African judicial background of African American slaves, Thomas Jefferson's relationship with the laws of slavery, and the capital punishment of slaves.

Slave Laws in Virginia 2010, University of Georgia Press, Athens

ISBN-13: 9780820335162

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Slave Laws in Virginia 1996, University of Georgia Press

ISBN-13: 9780820318318