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The Pig Farmer's Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice: Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present

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"Sweeping and important.... Provides a fascinating vision of justice and history." --The Washington Post Book World

From the head of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission comes a landmark study of the ways in which prejudice has shaped American justice from the Civil War era to the present. With an ear tuned to the social subtext of every judicial decision, Mary Frances Berry ex
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 11th 2000 by Vintage (first published April 11th 1999)
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