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"I love how the chapter on Marshall's legal cases at the Virginia Bar open a window into this short post-colonial world. For example, he defended Angelica Barnett, a free black woman who killed a white man who invaded her home looking for escaped slaves. No black person could testify against a white person at that time, so she had to be pardoned by the Governor at the last minute. This was 1793." Jan 12, 2016 12:00PM

 
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"Read the prologue out loud to two kids. The 11 year old wasn't very engaged, but since it was my birthday present, maybe she'll humor me. 350 pages seems a lot to ask of her." Dec 28, 2015 06:23AM

 

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