In The Matter Of Color

Author: A. Leon Higginbotham
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195027457
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Focusing on the actions and attitudes of the courts, legislatures, and public servants in six colonies, Judge Higginbotham shows ways in which the law has contributed to injustices suffered by Black Americans

Race Law And American Society

Author: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415952948
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A. Leon Higginbotham, In the Matter of Color Race & The American Legal
Process: The Colonial Period (New York, Oxford University Press, 1978), 32,
quoting William Goodell, The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice (1853
); reprint. ed., New York: New American Library, 1969, 17. 6. Hening, Statutes, vol
. 2, 270; Higginbotham, In the Matter of Color: Race & the American Legal
Process: The Colonial Period, 36. 7. Ibid. 8. Statutes at Large of South Carolina,
vol. 7, 360 ...

Shades Of Freedom

Author: A. Leon Higginbotham Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190284099
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MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL AND GENERAL COURT OF COLONIAL VIRGINIA
33 (H.R. Mcllwaine ed., 2d ed. 1979) (1924). Id. Id. at 477. See A. LEON
HIGGINBOTHAM, JR., IN THE MATTER OF COLOR: RACE & THE AMERICAN
LEGAL PROCESS: THE COLONIAL PERIOD 32 (1978) [hereinafter IN THE
MATTER OF COLOR]. “The first legislative enactment making reference to blacks
was the statute of 1639,” twenty years after blacks first arrived in Virginia. Id.
Another twenty years ...

The Color Factor

Author: Howard Bodenhorn
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019938309X
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Hickman, Christine B. “The Devil and the One Drop Rule: Racial Categories,
African Americans, and the U.S. Census.” Michigan Law Review 95.5 (March
1997), 1161–1265. Higginbotham, A. Leon Jr. In the Matter of Color: Race and
the American Legal Process, The Colonial Period. New York: Oxford University
Press, 1978. Higginbotham, A. Leon Jr. Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and
Presumptions of the American Legal Process. New York: Oxford University Press,
1996.

Race And Redemption In Puritan New England

Author: Richard A. Bailey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199987181
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Greene, Negro in Colonial New England, 167. 137. W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls
of Black Folk (1903; repr., New York: Signet Classic, 1995), 45. 138. A. Leon
Higginbotham Jr., In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process:
The Colonial Period (New York: Oxford University Press, 1978), 62. 139. “
Massachusetts Body of Liberties,” in John C. Hurd, The Law of Freedom and
Bondage in the United States, vol. 1 (Boston: Little, Brown, 1858), 260. 140.
Higginbotham, In the ...

White By Law

Author: Ian Haney Lopez
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814736982
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Little to date has been written on the legal construction of race. Indeed, the
tendency of those writing on race and law has been to assume that races exist
wholly independent of and outside law. While the race-andlaw literature is too
extensive to summarize quickly, two of the bestknown works on the subject
illustrate this point. Consider A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.'s classic study, In the
Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process: The Colonial Period (
1978) and Derrick Bell's ...

Encyclopedia Of Race And Crime

Author: Helen Taylor Greene
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452266093
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... of the work would demonstrate how the legal process at first actively upheld
racist practices, more passively sustained them, and then eventually became an
instrument for some change and for progress toward a “shade of freedom,” a
phrase he used as the title of the second book in the series. Higginbotham never
completed the project, but in 1978 he published the first volume in the series,
titled In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process: The Colonial
Period.

Myne Owne Ground

Author: T. H. Breen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199729050
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A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal
Process: The Colonial Period (New York, 1978), 14. William J. Wilson, The
Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and Changing American Institutions (
Chicago, 1978), x. Fredrickson, "Toward a Social Interpretation . . . of American
Racism," 242-243. Herbert G. Gutman, The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom,
1750-1925 (New York, 1976), 335. Jordan, White Over Black, 588. Jordan's
argument on the ...

Families In Crisis In The Old South

Author: Loren Schweninger
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807837504
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Georgetown Law Journal 80 (October 1991): 95–130. Higginbotham, A. Leon, Jr.
In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process: The Colonial
Period. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. Higginbotham, A. Leon, Jr., and
Barbara K. Kopytoff. “Racial Purity and Interracial Sex in the Law of Colonial and
Antebellum Virginia.” In Interracialism: Black-White Intermarriage in American
History, Literature, and Law, edited by Werner Sollors, 81–139. New York: Oxford
 ...

The Color Of Wealth

Author: Barbara Robles
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595585621
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Also available online at http://www.hvk.org/articles/1101/252.html. Herzberg, S.J.“
The Menominee Indians: From Treaty Provides Critical Information About to
Termination,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 60.4 (1977):267–329.
Higginbotham, A. Leon, Jr. In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal
Process:The Colonial Period. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. Hine,
Darlene Clark,William C. Hine, and Stanley Harrold. The African-American
Odyssey. Upper Saddle River ...