LAW / Legal History

All for Civil Rights
Black Lawyers in South Carolina, 1868–1968

Americanization of the Common Law
The Impact of Legal Change on Massachusetts Society, 1760–1830

Ancient Law and Modern Understanding
At the Edges

The Constitution, Law, and American Life
Critical Aspects of the Nineteenth-Century Experience

Conventional Wisdom
The Alternate Article V Mechanism for Proposing Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

Craftsmanship and Character
A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917–1997

Criminal Justice in Colonial America, 1606–1660

Double Character
Slavery and Mastery in the Antebellum Southern Courtroom

Elbert Parr Tuttle
Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution

Fathers of Conscience
Mixed-Race Inheritance in the Antebellum South

Federal Law and Southern Order
Racial Violence and Constitutional Conflict in the Post-Brown South

Free to Work
Labor Law, Emancipation, and Reconstruction, 1815–1880

From Maverick to Mainstream
Cumberland School of Law, 1847–1997

Gateway to Justice
The Juvenile Court and Progressive Child Welfare in a Southern City

Gender and the Jubilee
Black Freedom and the Reconstruction of Citizenship in Civil War Missouri

The Great South Carolina Ku Klux Klan Trials, 1871–1872

Homicide Justified
The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United States and the Atlantic World

An Inquiry into the Law of Negro Slavery in the United States of America

James McHenry, Forgotten Federalist

Jesus and the Jews
The Pharisaic Tradition in John

Jesus and the Law

Joseph Story and the Comity of Errors
A Case Study in Conflict of Laws

Jury Discrimination
The Supreme Court, Public Opinion, and a Grassroots Fight for Racial Equality in Mississippi

Law Out of Context

The Legal Ideology of Removal
The Southern Judiciary and the Sovereignty of Native American Nations

Legal Transplants
An Approach to Comparative Law

Local Matters
Race, Crime, and Justice in the Nineteenth-Century South

The Long, Lingering Shadow
Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere

Origins of the Dred Scott Case
Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court, 1837–1857

A Peculiar Humanism
The Judicial Advocacy of Slavery in High Courts of the Old South 1820–1850

Political Discourse
A Case Study of the Watergate Affair

The Reconstruction of Southern Debtors
Bankruptcy after the Civil War

The Rise of Judicial Management in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1955–2000

Roman and Civil Law and the Development of Anglo-American Jurisprudence in the Nineteenth Century

Roman Law and Comparative Law

Saving the Soul of Georgia
Donald L. Hollowell and the Struggle for Civil Rights

New Directions in Southern Legal History

Slave Law in the Americas

Slave Laws in Virginia

Slavery and Freedom in Texas
Stories from the Courtroom, 1821–1871

The Southern Judicial Tradition
State Judges and Sectional Distinctiveness, 1790–1890

Spaces of Law in American Foreign Relations
Extradition and Extraterritoriality in the Borderlands and Beyond, 1877–1898

The Spirit of Biblical Law

The Spirit of Classical Canon Law

The Spirit of International Law

The Spirit of Islamic Law

The Spirit of Japanese Law

The Spirit of Roman Law

The Spirit of Traditional Chinese Law

The State, Law and Religion
Pagan Rome

States' Laws on Race and Color

The Three Governors Controversy
Skullduggery, Machinations, and the Decline of Georgia's Progressive Politics

Toward a Usable Past
Liberty Under State Constitutions

The Trial of Democracy
Black Suffrage and Northern Republicans, 1860–1910

The Trial of Jesus

The Trial of Stephen
The First Christian Martyr

Forging an American Law of Slavery in Revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts

Voices from a Southern Prison