(E–book) [A Legal History of Mississippi]
In A Legal History of Mississippi Race Class and the Struggle for Opportunity legal scholar Joseph
A RANNEY SURVEYS THE EVOLUTION OF Ranney surveys the evolution Of Legal System And legal system and the ways in which that system has changed during the state's first two hundred years Through close research ualitative analysis published court decisions statutes and law review articles along with unusual secondary sources including nineteenth century political *And Legal Journals And *legal journals and of state constitutional conventions Ranney indicates how Cipation and wartime devastation during and the early Jim Crow era; Mississippi's legal evolution during Progressive Era and its legal response to the crisis of Progressive Era and its legal response to the crisis of Great Depression; and the legal response to the civil rights revolution of the mid twentieth century and the cultural revolutions of the late twentieth centuryHistories of the law in other states
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and reflected the state's character and to a certain extent how Mississippi'sreflected the state's *character and to a certain extent how Mississippi's evolution compares with that of other statesRanney examines the interaction *and to a certain extent how Mississippi's evolution compares with that of other statesRanney examines the interaction Mississippi law and society during key periods of change
including the colonial and territorial eras and the early years of statehood whenthe colonial and territorial eras and the early years of statehood when legal foundations were laid; the evolution of slavery and slave law in Mississippi; the state's antebellum role as a leader of Jacksonian legal reform; the unfolding of the response to eman.