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Mark Curriden
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Contempt of Court
The Turn-of-the-Century Lynching That Launched a Hundred Years of Federalism
Written by Mark Curriden and Leroy Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 20, 2001
Price: $17.00

In 1906, Ed Johnson was the innocnet black man found guilty of the brutal rape of Nevada Taylor, a white woman, and sentenced to die in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Two black lawyers, not even part of the original defense, appealed to the Supreme Court for a stay of execution, and the stay... Read more >
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