Finkelman, Paul. An Imperfect Union: Slavery, Federalism and Comity. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1981. xii, 378 pp. Reprinted 2000, 2013 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584770923; ISBN-10: 1584770929. Hardcover. New. $49.95 * Finkelman describes the judicial turmoil that ensued when slaves were taken into free states, and the resultant issues of the conflict of laws, comity and cooperation between the states, their Constitutional obligations, and the threat of the nationalization of slavery.
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