Finkelman, Paul. Slavery in the Courtroom: An Annotated Bibliography of American Cases. Originally published: Washington: Library of Congress, 1985. xxvii, 312 pp. 45 illustrations. Reprinted 1998, 2020 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616196431 ISBN-10: 1616196432. Paperback New. $39.95 * Slavery in the Courtroom was first published in 1985 and the following year received the Joseph A. Andrews Award from the American Association of Law Libraries. The book provides a detailed discussion and analysis of the pamphlet materials on the law of slavery published in the United States and Great Britain. Slavery in the Courtroom also provides readers with easy access to an understanding of most of the important American and British cases on slavery, including Somerset v. Stewart (Eng., 1772), The United States v. Amistad (U.S., 1841), and Dred Scott v. Sanford (U.S., 1857). Paul Finkelman is the President of Gratz College, in greater Philadelphia. He is the author of more than 200 scholarly articles and the author or editor of more than 50 books. He has been cited in five opinions by the U.S. Supreme Court. Before accepting the Gratz presidency he held chairs at Duke Law School, Albany Law School, LSU Law School, the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, and the University of Pittsburgh Law School, as well as the Fulbright Chair at the University of Ottawa Law School.
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