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    Charles S., Jr. Mangum
Mangum, Charles. The Legal Status of the Negro. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., [1939]. xi, 354 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-056927. ISBN 1-58477-081-3. Cloth. $80. Originally published in 1939, this was the first treatise to examine the legal status of the Negro as interpreted by United States courts in the specific civil rights areas of citizenship: education: property rights: labor: involuntary servitude: Jim Crow laws and regulations: segregation and failure to provide accommodations in charitable and penal institutions: domestic issues such as interracial marriage, illegitimate offspring, adoption: mob domination at trials of Negroes and resultant venue changes: race discrimination in jury selection as well as racial prejudice of jurors, prejudicial remarks, punishments and sentences: the voting franchise before 1865, during reconstruction and its aftermath: disfranchisement attempts to keep Negroes away from the polls from 1890-1920: and much more. "It is the first comprehensive collection of legal materials in its field." Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection of New York University (1953) 334. While lacking a table of cases per se, the treatise is well-annotated with citations to relevant cases, and includes a bibliography and index.  
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