Archive for June, 2009

Harlan’s dissents in Plessy v. Ferguson and the Civil Rights Cases are well known, but the June 2009 issue of the ABA Journal has a story about Harlan’s role in another little known, but significant,  civil rights case: United States v. Shipp. In Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1906, a black man named Ed Johnson was accused […]



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