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A “Triumph of Freedom” After All? Prigg v. Pennsylvania Re-examined


Prigg v. Pennsylvania (1842), has puzzled scholars for generations. Law professor David Currie has called it “perplexing.” It is a case over which scholars have come to a wide array of conflicting conclusions.

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