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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 4A

20. David J. Brewer, “The Right of Appeal,” Independent (October 29, 1903): 2547-50.

Defense by a Justice of the United States Supreme Court of his suggestion to abolish the right of appeal as a means of accelerating punishment for crimes and thus countering the propensity for lynching black criminals in the South.