History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  Teaching and Civic Outreach Resources
Amistad: The Federal Courts and the Challenge to Slavery – A group of enslaved Africans, who broke free of their captors, enter a federal court proceeding that will determine whether slave property rights are protected by federal law.
Learn about the case — historical background and documents
Teaching activities
Resources for Judges and Educational Outreach

 

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