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Contents Acknowledgments ooo Introduction: Beyond the Sectional Crisis 000 Part One: Beneath Dred Scott: Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Dimensions of Self-Rule 000 1. Realizing Popular Sovereignty: Partisan Sentiment and Constitutional Constraint in Jacksonian Jurisprudence 000 2. Imposing Self-Rule: Professionalism, Commerce, Social Order, and the Sources of Taney Court Jurisprudence 000 3. Evidence of Law: Popular Sovereignty and Judicial Authority in Swift v. Tyson 000 Part Two: Toward Dred Scott: Slavery, Corporations, and Popular Sovereignty in the Web of Law 000 4. Moderating Taney: Concurrent Sovereignty and Answering the Slavery Question, 1842-1852 000 5. The Limits of Judicial Partisanship: Corporate Law and the Emergence of Southern Factionalism 000 6. The Sources of Southern Factionalism: Corporations, Free Blacks, and Imperatives of Federal Citizenship 000 Part Three: Inescapable Opportunity: The Supreme Court and the Dred Scott Case 000 7. The Failure of Evasion: Dred Scott v. Emerson, Strader v. Graham, Swift v. Tyson, and Dred Scott v. Sandford 000 8. The Political Economy of Blackness: Citizenship, Corporations, and the Judicial Uses of Racism in Dred Scott 000 9. Looking Westward: Concurrent Sovereignty and the Answer to the Territorial Question 000 Epilogue: United Court, Divided Union: Judicial Harmony and the Fate of Concurrent Popular Sovereignty 000 Note on Method 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Constitutional history -- United States -- Sources.
United States. Supreme Court -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857 -- Trials, litigation, etc.