Missouri Law And The American Conscience

Author: Kenneth H. Winn
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826273564
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Until recently, many of Missouri’s legal records were inaccessible and the existence of many influential, historic cases was unknown. The ten essays in this volume showcase Missouri as both maker and microcosm of American history.

Lies Across America

Author: James W. Loewen
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595586768
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What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong James Loewen ... In 1837 he had noted that
states' rights allowed Northerners to distance themselves morally from slavery: “A
large portion of the Northern States believes slavery to be a sin, and would
consider it as an obligation of conscience to abolish it if they should feel
themselves in any ... Meanwhile, Thomas Hart Benton, Missouri senator from
1820 through 1850, became more and more convinced that the United States
should be preserved.

Black Hills White Justice

Author: Edward Lazarus
Publisher: Perennial
ISBN: 9780060922078
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The Class B lands consisted of 25.8 million acres west of the Missouri River to
which the Sioux obtained the right of "absolute use and ... A white man's court,
according to white man's rules, would now decide if America's conscience as
reflected in its laws required such a payment. ... in the midst of the worst
depression in its history could afford such a price to redress what many viewed
as bygone wrongs.

Americana American Historical Magazine

Author: National American Society
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National American Society. ation the best means of getting the wrongs of the
Saints before Congress. This meeting ... that body, had been guilty of any offense
against the laws of Missouri, or of the United States ; but their only offense had
been their religious opinions. ... It promises to all their religious freedom, the right
to worship God beneath their own vine and fig tree, according to their own

The Myth Of The Imperial Judiciary

Author: Mark Kozlowski
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814749291
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Why the Right is Wrong about the Courts Mark Kozlowski. ruptive, subversive,
and wicked,” “any public man of probity and conscience in the America of the
1790s who engaged in factional politics would have had to persuade himself, not
to say others, that what he was doing in practice did not controvert a theoretical
view to which everyone, himself included, subscribed.” Stanley Elkins and Eric
McKitrick, The Age of Federalism, 263 (1993). Such persuasion usually took the
form of ...

The Youth S Companion

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Doğ. the reign of the people, for a majority of the To combat the things of evil,
men of courage people make the laws. ... FO S. Missouri; life and that dishonor in
public life--a firm ... He was but a type of many other men a few years ago, before
the great awakening of the American conscience. ... Yet history shows that the
great republics of old—Rome, Carthage, Athens, Florence, Venice — were
overthrown .... believe in the right become as aggressive as those who stand for
the wrong.

Confirmation Hearing On The Nomination Of John Ashcroft To Be Attorney General Of The United States

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
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I worked with Dr. Danforth to lobby the Missouri legislature, and with Governor
Carahan's active assistance, we were able to secure ... Many Republicans as
well as Democrats understood the wrong that had to be righted and the need to ...
U.S. Civil Rights Commission and most officials North and South now agree that
it was a shameful period in American history. ... Unfortunately, however there are
constant reminders that race is still the problem that plagues the American

A Time To Lose

Author: Paul E. Wilson
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He creates neither the facts nor the law. His job is to see that the forum is right,
that the issues are properly drawn, and that the court is fully and fairly informed
as to his client's view ... It no longer squared with the American conscience and
understanding. After eight decades of living, I cling to the naive belief that, in the
long run, history is just. ... In Missouri, which supplied many of the first Kansas
immigrants, schools for the teaching of black and mulatto children were forbidden
by law.

The American Bar Association Journal

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We must admit then, that it is exceedingly difficult to delimit the field in which the
lawyef may exercise his conscience, as to the ... Being merely the faculty which
he relies upon to determine right from wrong, we are confronted by the
conclusion ... the American Citizenship Committee's plans for increasing interest
in and study of the constitution and history of the ... and Secretary of the Treasury
; and "Menaces to the Constitution," by United States Senator James A. Reed of