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Justin Simard

Justin Simard

Associate Professor of Law, Michigan State University
I received my J.D. and Ph.D. (in history) from the University of Pennsylvania

US laws created during slavery are still on the books. A legal scholar wants to at least acknowledge that history in legal citations

Jun 20, 2024 05:34 am UTC| Law

As the story of Juneteenth is told by modern-day historians, enslaved Black people were freed by laws, not combat. Union Gen. Gordon Granger said as much when he read General Order No. 3 in Galveston, Texas, in front of...

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