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Latinos and the Law  

Allison Brownell Tirres

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Separation of Church and State in the United States  

Steven K. Green

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Dec 2014
Separation of church and state has long been viewed as a cornerstone of American democracy. At the same time, the concept has remained highly controversial in the popular culture and law. ... More

Women, Race, and the Law in Early America  

Terri L. Snyder

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Sep 2015
Everywhere across European and Indigenous settlements in 17th- and 18th-century North America and the Caribbean, the law or legal practices shaped women’s status and conditioned their ... More

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