Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Daniel, Joseph J., 1784-1848
Currently viewing results 1 - 2
The outcomes of this case were a mixed blessing. Concerns over the growing free black population and criticism from the North about slavery prompted the erosion of legal rights in North Carolina for blacks free from a legal, but not social, standpoint. It also proved there were white North Carolinians committed to continuing legal rights for free blacks, bettering the treatment of enslaved blacks, and enlisting their aid in preventing slave rebellions.
This history of North Carolina’s Supreme Court spans over two centuries. Whichard examined its legislature that became more progressive to the benefit of minorities and children. He revealed how over time this assembly of judges became more representative of North Carolina’s population. The author also noted judges who played a formidable role in its development such as John Louis Taylor, Walter Clark, and Sam Ervin IV.
Taylor, John Louis, 1769-1829
; Ruffin, Thomas, 1787-1870
; Gaston, William Joseph, 1778-1844
; Henderson, Leonard, 1772-1833
; Hall, John, 1767-1833
; Badger, George Edmund, 1795-1866
; Clark, Walter M. (McKenzie), 1846-1924
; Nash, Frederick, 1781-1858
; Daniel, Joseph J., 1784-1848
; Manly, Mathias Evans, 1801-1881
; Sharp, Susie Marshall, 1907-1996
; Frye, Henry E., 1932-