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Criminal injustice [electronic resource] : slaves and free Blacks in Georgia's criminal justice system / Glenn McNair.

By: McNair, Glenn, 1962-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Carter G. Woodson Institute series: Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 234 p.).ISBN: 9780813929835 (electronic bk.); 0813929830 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of -- Georgia -- History -- 18th century | Criminal justice, Administration of -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century | Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Georgia -- History | African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Georgia -- History -- 18th century | African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century | Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Georgia -- History | Free African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Georgia -- History | Crime and race -- Georgia -- History | Georgia -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century | Georgia -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology | Rassendiskriminierung | Rassenbeziehung | Sklave | Strafjustiz | Georgia | SchwarzeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Criminal injustice.DDC classification: 364.9758089/96073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
"My Lord, they are stark mad after Negroes" : slavery and the corruption of Georgia's legal culture -- "For the better ordering and governing Negroes" : Blacks and the law -- "Negroes might cut the throats of our people" : Black crime and its causes -- "Some convenient method and form of tryal" : the trial process -- "The slave should look to his master and the courts to avenge his wrongs" : the appellate process -- "May the Lord have mercy on his soul" : punishment.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-224) and index.

"My Lord, they are stark mad after Negroes" : slavery and the corruption of Georgia's legal culture -- "For the better ordering and governing Negroes" : Blacks and the law -- "Negroes might cut the throats of our people" : Black crime and its causes -- "Some convenient method and form of tryal" : the trial process -- "The slave should look to his master and the courts to avenge his wrongs" : the appellate process -- "May the Lord have mercy on his soul" : punishment.

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