Reconstruction Era Rights
This was the third of a series of four speeches on the Supreme Court and Reconstruction hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan introduced Ms. Edwards in the Supreme Court Chamber.
Professor Laura Edwards spoke about the differences between federal and local courts during the Reconstruction Era. The actions of these courts frequently conflicted with each other in applying the new Constitutional amendments of the post-Civil war period.
This was the third of a series of four speeches on the Supreme Court and Reconstruction hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan introduced Ms. Edwards in the Supreme Court Chamber. close
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Laura F. Edwards Professor Duke University->History Department
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