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Agnes, Peter W., Jr. "The Quork Walker Cases and the Abolition of Slavery in Massachusetts: A Reflection of Popular Sentiment or an Expression of Constitutional Law?" Boston Bar Journal. 36 (March-April 1992).

Alilunas, Leo. "Fugitive Slave Cases in Ohio Prior to 1850." OSAHQ. 49 (1940): 160-84.

Alvis, John. "The Slavery Provisions of the U.S. Constitution: Means for Emancipation." Political Science Reviewer.17 (Spring 1987): 241-65.

Baker, Anthony A. "With One Voice: Wisconsin's Legislative Contribution to the National Slavery Debate--1848-1861." Wisconsin Law Review. (May-June 1998): 777-90.

Baldwin, Simeon E. "The Captives of the Amistad." Papers of the New Haven Colony Historical Society. 4 (1888).

Barnett, Randy E. "Was Slavery Unconstitutional before the Thirteenth Amendment?: Lysander Spooner's Theory of Interpretation." Pacific Law Review. 28 (Summer 1997): 977-1014.

Bloch, Herman D. "The New York Negro's Battle for Political Rights, 1777-1865." International Review of Social History. 9 (1964): 65-80.

Briestman, Karen Williams. "Abolitionism and Wooden Nutmegs: Repealing the Gag Rule." Black Law Journal. (Winter 1983): 408-16.

Burke, Joseph C. "What Did the Prigg Decision Really Decide." PMHB. 93 (January 1969): 73-85.

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Call, Joseph L. "The Fourteenth Amendment and Its Skeptical Background." Baylor Law Review. 13 (1961): 1-20.

Calligaro, Lee. "The Negro's Legal Status in Pre-Civil War New Jersey." New Jersey History. 85 (Fall-Winter 1967): 167-80.

Carter, George W. "The Booth War in Ripon." Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin at Its 50th Annual Meeting (Madison, 1903).

Cochran, William C. "The Western Reserve and the Fugitive Slave Law: A Prelude to Civil War." Western Reserve Historical Society. Publication No. 10 (January 1920).

Cohn, Alvern. "Constitutional Interpretation and Judicial Treatment of Blacks in Michigan Before 1870." Detroit College of Law Review. (Winter 1986): 1121-30.

Commanger, Henry Steele. "Constitutional History and Higher Law." PMHB. 62 (January 1938): 20-40. Also in The Constitution Reconsidered. edited by Conyers Reed (New York: Harper & Row, 1968).

Corwin, Edwin S. "The 'Higher Law' Background of American Constitutional Law." Harvard Law Review. 42 (December 1928): 149-83 and (January 1929): 365-409.

Curtis, Michael Kent. "The Curious History of Attempts to Suppress Antislavery Speech, Press, and Petitions in 1835-37." Northwestern University Law Review. (Spring 1995): 785-870.

------. "The 1837 Killing of Elijah Lovejoy by an Anti-abolition Mob: Free Speech, Republican Government, and the Privileges of American Citizens." UCLA Law Review. 44 (April 1997): 1109-84.

------. "The 1859 Crisis over Hinton Helper's Book, The Impending Crisis: Free Speech, Slavery, and Some Light on the Meaning of the First Section of the Fourteenth Amendment." Chicago-Kent Law Review. 68 (Summer1993): 1113-77.

Cushing, John D. "The Cushing Court and the Abolition of Slavery in Massachusetts: More Notes on the 'Quock Walker Case'." American Journal of Legal History. 5 (1961): 118-44.

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Detweiler, Philip F. "Congressional Debate on Slavery and the Declaration of Independence, 1819-1821." AHR. 63 (1958): 598-616.

Dumond, Dwight L. "The Fourteenth Amendment in Historical Perspective." Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review. (Autumn 1957): 55-64.

Dunne, Gerald. "Joseph Story, the Gathering Storm." 13 American Journal of Legal History 1 (1969).

Eggert, Gerald G. "The Impact of the Fugitive Slave Law on Harrisburg: A Case Study." 73-105.

Erickson, Leonard. "Politics and Repeal of Ohio's Black Laws, 1837-1849." Ohio History. 82 (Summer-Fall 1973): 154-75.

Ernst, Daniel R. "Legal Positivism, Abolitionist Litigation, and the New Jersey Slave Cases of 1845." Law and History Review. 4 (Fall 1986): 337-65.

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Ferguson, Robert A. "Story and Transcription in the Trial of John Brown." Yale Journal of Law and Humanities. 6 (Winter 1994): 37-73.

Finkelman, Paul. "The Dred Scott Case, Slavery and the Politics of Law." Hamline Law Review. 20 (Fall 1996): 1-42.

------. "Evading the Ordinance: The Persistence of Bondage in Indiana and Illinois." JER. 9 (1989): 21-52.

------. "The Kidnaping of John Davis and the Adoption of the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793." JSH. 56 (1990): 397-422.

------. "Legal Ethics and Fugitive Slaves: The Anthony Burns Case, Judge Loring, and Abolitionist Attorneys." Cardozo Law Review. 17 (May 1996): 1793-1858.

------. "Prelude to the Fourteenth Amendment: Black Legal Rights in the Antebellum North." Rutgers Law Review. 17 (1986): 415-82.

-----. "Prigg v. Pennsylvania and Northern State Courts: Anti-Slavery Use of a Pro-Slavery Decision." CWH. 25 (1979): 5-35.

------. "Slavery and the 'More Perfect Union' and the Prairie State." Illinois Historical Journal. 80 (1987): 248-69.

------. "Slavery and the Northwest Ordinance: A Study in Ambiguity." JER. 6 (1986): 343-70.

------. "Sorting Out Prigg v. Pennsylvania." Rutgers Law Journal. 24 (1993): 605-65.

------. "State Constitutional Protections of Liberty and the Antebellum New Jersey Supreme Court: Chief Justice Hornblower and the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793." Rutgers Law Review. 23 (Summer 1992): 753-87.

------. "Story Telling on the Supreme Court: Prigg v. Pennsylvania and Justice Joseph Story's Judicial Nationalism." Supreme Court Review. 1994 (1995): 247-94.

Forte, David F. "Spiritual Equality, the Black Codes and the Americanization of the Freedmen." Loyola Law Review. 43 (Winter 1998): 569-611.

Frasure, C. M. "Charles Sumner and the Rights of the Negro." JNH. 13 (April 1928): 1-24.

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Gara, Larry. "The Fugitive Slave Law: A Double Paradox." CWH. 229-240.

Genovese, Eugene D. "Slavery in the Legal History of the South and the Nation." Texas Law Review. 59 (May 1981): 969-98.

Graham, Howard Jay. "The Early Background of the Fourteenth Amendment, II: Systemization, 1835-1837." Wisconsin Law Review. (July 1950): 610-61.

Gregory, James P. "The Question of Slavery in the Kentucky Constitutional Convention of 1849." Filson Club History Quarterly. 23 (April 1949): CHECK.

Griffin, J. David. "Historians and the Sixth Article of the Ordinance of 1787." Ohio History. 78 (Autumn 1969): 252-60.

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Hagan, Horace H. "Ableman vs. Booth." American Bar Association Journal. 17 (January 1931): 19-24.

Hamer, Philip M. "Great Britain, the United States, and the Negro Seamen's Acts, 1822-1848." JSH. 1 ( February 1935): 3-28.

Holden-Smith, Barbara. "Lords of Lash, Loom, and Law: Justice, Story, Slavery and Prigg v. Pennsylvania." Cornell Law Review. 78 (September 1993): 1086-1151.

Holt, Michael F. "Antislavery and the Law: The Story of a Reciprocal Relationship." RAH. 6 (December 1978): 516-17 CHECK.

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Johnson, Allen. "The Constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Acts." Yale Law Journal. 31 (December 1921): 161-82.

Kinoy, Arthur. "The Constitutional Right to Negro Freedom." Rutgers Law Review. 21 (1967): 387-441.

------. "The Constitutional Right to Negro Freedom Revisited: Some First Thoughts on Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Company." Rutgers Law Review. 22 (1968): 537-552.

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Leslie,William R. "The Constitutional Significance of Indiana's Statute of 1824 on Fugitives from Labor." JSH. 13 (August 1947): 338-53.

------. "The Pennsylvania Fugitive Slave Act of 1826." JSH. 18 (November 1952): 428-45.

------. "A Study in the Origins of Interstate Rendition: The Big Beaver Creek Murders." AHR. 57 (October 1951): 63-76.

Levy, Leonard W. "Sims' Case: The Fugitive Slave Case in Boston in 1851." JNH. 35 (January 1950): 49-74.

Levy, Leonard W. and Harlan B. Phillips. " The Roberts Case: Source of the 'Separate but Equal' Doctrine." AHR. 56 (April 1951): 510-18.

Lynd, Staughton. "The Compromise of 1787." Political Science Quarterly. 81 (June 1966): 225-50. Also in Class Conflict, Slavery and the Constitution. edited by Staughton Lynd (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1967), 184-217.

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Maginnes, David R. "The Case of the Court House Rioters in the Rendition of Fugitive Slave Anthony Burns, 1854." JNH. 56 (January 1971): 31-43.

Mason, Vroman. "The Fugitive Slave Law in Wisconsin, With Reference to Nullification Sentiment." Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (1895), 117-44.

McBride, Dwight A. Impossible Witnesses : Truth, Abolitionism, and Slave Testimony. New York: New York University Press, 2001.

McClendon, R. Earl. "The Amistad Claims: Inconsistencies of Policies." Political Science Review. 48 (1933): 386-412.

McManus, Edgar J. "Antislavery Legislation in New York." JNH. 46 (October 1961): 208-16.

McPherson, James M. "Abolitionists and the Civil Rights Act of 1875." JAH. 52 (December 1965): 493-510.

Middleton, Stephen. "Antislavery Litigation in Ohio--The Case-Trowbridge Letters." Mid-America. 70 (October 1988): 105-24.

Money, Charles H. "Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 in Indiana." Indiana Magazine of History. 17 (June 1921): 167-88 and 17 (September 1921): 257-97.

Murray, Alexander L. "The Extradition of Fugitive Slaves from Canada: A Re-evaluation." The Canadian Historical Review. 43 (December 1962): 298-314.

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Nelson, William E. "The Impact of the Antislavery Movement upon Styles of Judicial Reasoning in Nineteenth Century America." Harvard Law Review. 87 (January 1975): 513-66.

Newman, Richard S. “Creating Free Spaces: Blacks and Abolitionist Activism in Pennsylvania Courts During the Early Republic.” Proteus 2002 19(1): 25-29.

Nogee, Joseph L. "The Prigg Case and Fugitive Slavery. 1842-1850." JNH. 39 (April 1954): 185-205.

Oaks, Dallin H. "Habeus Corpus in the States--1776-1865." 32 University of Chicago Law Review. (1965): 243-88.

O'Brien, William. "Did the Jennison Case Outlaw Slavery in Massachusetts?" WMQ. 3d ser. 17 (April 1961): 219-241.

Parrish, Jenni. "The Booth Cases: Final Step to the Civil War." Williamette Law Review. 29 (Spring 1993): 237-78.

Preston, Emmett D. "The Fugitive Slave Acts in Ohio." JNH. 27 (October 1943): 422-78.

Prince, Benjamin Franklin. "The Rescue Case of 1857." Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications. 16 (January 1907): 292-309.

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Richards, David A. J. "Abolitionist Feminism, Moral Slavery, and the Constitution: 'On the Same Platform of Human Rights.'" Cardozo Law Review. 18 (November 1996): 767-843.

------. "Abolitionist Political and Constitutional Theory and the Reconstruction Amendments." Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. 25 (June 1992): 1187-1205.

------. "Public Reason and Abolitionist Dissent." Chicago-Kent Law Review. 69 (Summer 1994): 787-842.

Riga, Peter J. "American Crisis Over Slavery: An Example of the Relationship Between Legality and Morality." American Journal of Jurisprudence. 26 (1981): 80-111.

Roper, Donald M. "In Quest of Judicial Objectivity: The Marshall Court and the Legitimization of Slavery." Stanford Law Review. 21 (February 1969): 532-40.

Rosenberg, Norman L. "Personal Liberty Laws and the Sectional Crisis, 1850-1861." CWH. 17 (March 1971): 25-45.

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Schafer, Joseph. "Stormy Days in Court--The Booth Case." Wisconsin Magazine of History. 20 (September 1936): 89-110.

Schhmidhauser, John R. "Judicial Behavior and the Sectional Crisis of 1837-1860." Journal of Politics. 23 (November 1961): 615-41.

Schwartz, Harold. "The Controversial Dred Scott Decision." MVHR. 54 (April 1960): 262-73.

------. "Fugitive Slave Days in Boston." NEQ. 27 (June 1954):191-211.

Shapiro, Samuel. "The Rendition of Anthony Burns." JNH. 44 (January 1959): 34-51.

Shaw, Benjamin. "Owen Lovejoy, Constitutional Abolitionists and the Republican Party." Transactions of the McLean County Historical Society. 3 (1900): 59-73.

Silverman, Jason H. "Kentucky, Canada, and Extradition: The Jesse Happy Case." Filson Club Historical Quarterly. 54 (January 1980): 50-60.

Spector, Robert M. "The Quock Walker Cases (1781-83)--Slavery, Its Abolition, and Negro Citizenship in Early Massachusetts." JNH. 53 (January 1968): 12-32.

Stutler, Boyd B. "John Brown's Constitution." Lincoln Herald. 50-51 (1948-49): 17-25.

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Ten Broek, Jacobius. "Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: Consummation to Abolition and Key to the Fourteenth Amendment." 39 California Law Review. 39 (1951) 171.

"Trial of Anthony Burns, 1854." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society. 44 (December 1953): 353-90.

Vorenberg, Michael. Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Way, R. B. "Was the Fugitive Slave Clause of the Constitution Necessary?" The Iowa Journal of History and Politics. 5 (July 1907): 326-36.

West, Robin. "Toward an Abolitionist Interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment." West Virginia Law Review. 94 (Fall 1991): 111-55.

Wiecek, William M. "Abolitionist Constitutional Theory." Society. 24 (November-December 1986): 60. Mag Coll.: 36H5051.

------. "Slavery and Abolition Before the United States Supreme Court, 1820-1860." JAH. 65 (1978): 34-59.

------. "The Statutory Law of Slavery and Race in the Thirteen Mainland Colonies of British America." WMQ. 34 (1977): 258-80.

Williams, Irene E. "The Operation of the Fugitive Slave Law in Western Pennsylvania from 1850 to 1860." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine. 4 (January 1921): 150-61.

Williams, Sandra Boyd. "The Indiana Supreme Court and the Struggle against Slavery." Indiana Law Review. 30 (Winter 1997): 305-17.

Yanuck, Julius. "The Garner Fugitive Slave Case." MVHR. 40 (June 1953): 47-66.

Zilversmit, Arthur. "Quock Walker, Mumbet, and the Abolition of Slavery in Massachusetts." WMQ. 3d ser. 25 (1968).

Zorn, Roman J. "Criminal Extradition Menances the Canadian Haven for Fugitive Slaves, 1841-1861." The Canadian Historical Review. 38 (December 1957): 284-94.

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