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Author McNair, Glenn, 1962-

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

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 234 pages).
Series Carter G. Woodson Institute series
Carter G. Woodson Institute series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-224) and index.
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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Subject 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.
Chronological Term 1700 - 1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History
Other Form: Print version: McNair, Glenn, 1962- Criminal injustice. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009 9780813927930 (DLC) 2008043131 (OCoLC)263497811
ISBN 9780813929835 (electronic bk.)
0813929830 (electronic bk.)
9780813927930
0813927935