Farah Peterson is a law professor and legal historian at the University of Chicago Law School. She is at work on a book about law and legislation in antebellum America.
The dangerous myth that blacks in bondage chose not to be free in revolutionary America
by Farah Peterson | Tuesday, June 02, 2020
John Adams’s famous defense of the British may not be, as we’ve always understood it, the ultimate expression of principle and the rule of law