Contempt of court: the turn-of-the-century lynching that launched 100 years of federalism
Faber and Faber,
The first book ever written about the historical precedent-setting case by which the Supreme Court declared itself the highest court. A lynch mob in Tennessee hanged a black man, who had been acquitted by the Supreme Court in a rape trial, with the full knowledge & acquiescence of the local government. For the first time & only time in history, the Supreme Court conducted a criminal trial to enforce its authority, bringing contempt of court & obstruction of justice charges against the local sheriff, his deputies, & members of the lynch mob.
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|Grouping Title||contempt of court the turn of the century lynching that launched 100 years of federalism|
|Grouping Author||curriden mark|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-12 11:49:08AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-06 03:27:04AM|
|auth_author2||Phillips, Leroy, 1935-|
|detailed_location_pitkin||Pitkin County Library|
|owning_library_pitkin||Pitkin County Library|
|subject_facet||Contempt of court -- United States -- History|
Lynching -- Tennessee -- Chattanooga -- History
|title_display||Contempt of court : the turn-of-the-century lynching that launched 100 years of federalism|
|title_full||Contempt of court : the turn-of-the-century lynching that launched 100 years of federalism / Mark Curriden and Leroy Phillips|
|title_short||Contempt of court|
|title_sub||the turn-of-the-century lynching that launched 100 years of federalism|
|topic_facet||Contempt of court|