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Author Waldrep, Christopher, 1951-

Title Jury discrimination : the Supreme Court, public opinion, and a grassroots fight for racial equality in Mississippi / Christopher Waldrep

Publ Info Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  KFM7142 .W35 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  KFM7142 W35 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Studies in the legal history of the South
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index
Contents Making the fairy tale -- The discovery that race politicizes due process -- How revolutionary was the Civil War? -- Privileges and immunities in the Supreme Court -- The jury cases -- Getting blacks on Mississippi juries -- Appendix 1. States discriminating by property and race in their statutes -- Appendix 2. States linking jury service to constitutional suffrage requirements -- Appendix 3. States relying on local discrimination -- Appendix 4. Members of the House of Representatives for and against the fourteenth amendment, thirty-ninth Congress, first session
LC subject Jury selection -- Mississippi -- History
Discrimination in justice administration -- Mississippi -- History
Race discrimination -- Mississippi -- History
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Mississippi -- African Americans -- Civil rights -- History
Mississippi -- Race relations
ISBN 9780820330020 (cloth : alk. paper)
0820330027 (cloth : alk. paper)