“Goldstone offers a clear, cogent reading of the court's machinations, no small accomplishment since the justices generally rested their opinions on convoluted legal reasoning rather than on broad principles.”

— Kevin Boyle Washington Post on Inherently Unequal

Inherently Unequal

ISBN: 9780802778857

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Inherently Unequal

by Lawrence Goldstone

A potent and original examination of how the Supreme Court subverted justice and empowered the Jim Crow era.

In the years following the Civil War, the 13th Amendment abolished slavery