xiv, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Studies in legal history.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The typographical tribunal Precarious evidence : Sojourner Truth and the Matthias scandal Eyewitness to the cruelty : Frederick Douglass's 1845 Narrative Talking lawyerlike about law : black advocacy and My bondage and my freedom Representing the slave : white advocacy and black testimony in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Dred The South's countersuit : William Maccreary Burwell's White acre vs. Black acre Conclusion : All done brown at last : illustrating Harpers Ferry.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-307) and index.