Slaves as Plaintiffs

Alfred L. Brophy*

Review of Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom Before Dred Scott by Lea VanderVelde.

* Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. I would like to thank Emma Ellman-Golan, Alexandra Fedorak, John He, Claire Lally, James Mestichelli, Michael Schoeppner, and Julie Siegel for comments, and Emily Jessup for research assistance.

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