Lynch-law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United States by James Elbert Cutler

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Lynch-Law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United StatesCited by: An historical account of the alleged causes of lynching and how the American public viewed the crime of lynching. The book seeks to demonstrate that lynching is morally indefensible and that it undermines the bases of self-governance and democracy.

This is one of the earliest and most complete histories of lynching. Its author, James Elbert Cutler (), was a pioneer in the development. Full text of "Lynch-law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United States" See other formats.

LYNCH-LAW CHAPTERI Introduction Ithasbeensaidthatourcountry'snationalcrimeis ereluctanttoadmitourpeculiarity inthisrespectanditmayseemunpatriotictodoso File Size: 6MB. Get this from a library. Lynch-law: an investigation into the history of lynching in the United States.

[James Elbert Cutler]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cutler, James Elbert, Lynch-law. New York, Negro Universities Press [] (OCoLC) The purpose of the investigation has not been primarily to write the history of lynching, but to determine from the history the causes for the prevalence of the practice, to determine what the social conditions are under which lynch-law operates, and to test the validity of the arguments which have been advanced in justification of : $ Start your review of Lynch-Law; An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States (Patterson Smith Reprint Series in Criminology, Law Enforcement, and) Write a review SophieBear rated it it was ok/5.

Lynch-law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United States Library of American civilization Lynch-law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United States, James Elbert Cutler: Author: James Elbert Cutler: Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Company, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Oct.

Inthe sociologist James E. Cutler began his book Lynch-Law: An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States with the following introduction. It has been said that our country’s national crime is lynching The practice whereby mobs capture individuals suspected of crime and execute them without any process of law is to be found in no other country of a Cited by: 1.

EPUB Download Lynch - Law: An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States Mobi. Lynching is the practice of murder by a group of people by extrajudicial action. Lynchings in the United States rose in number after the American Civil War in the late 19th century, following the emancipation of slaves; they declined in the lynchings were of African-American men in the Southern United States, but women and non-blacks were also lynched, not always in the South.

LYNCH-LAW: An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States James Elbert Cutler First published inand reprinted inthis classic volume discusses the criminal practice of lynching fromand includes a breakdown of the known lynchings.

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An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States. Montclair, New Jersey: Patterson Smith, xiv, pp. Cloth. New. * Lynching in the United States was a form of capital punishment of alleged criminals by mobs or individuals without benefit of trial.

The name is possibly derived from Charles Lyncha Virginia justice of the. For further lynching accounts I would refer you to the pamphlet put out by the NAACP in April, called Thirty Years of Lynching in the United States, There is a chapter in this publication entitled “The Story of One Hundred Lynchings” which consists of one hundred brief synopses of lynchings across the United States.

Lynch Law in America. Magazine article. By: Ida B. Wells-Barnett Date: Source: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. "Lynch Law in America."The Ar 1 (): About the Author: Ida B. Wells-Barnett (–) was a teacher, journalist, and social activist, renowned for her campaigns against the lynching of African was born a slave in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to litera. Lynch-law: an investigation into the history of lynching in the United States.

(New York: Longmans, Green, ), by James Elbert Cutler (page images at HathiTrust) "Has the United States government the power to prosecute 'lynching' as a federal crime without an amendment to the Constitution?".

Inthe sociologist James E. Cutler began his book Lynch-Law: An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States with the following introduction: It has been said that our. Lynch-law: an investigation into the history of lynching in the United States.

(New York [etc.]: Longmans, Green, and co., ), by James Elbert Cutler (page images at HathiTrust) Crime of lynching. "Lynch Law," says the Virginia Lancet, "as known by that appellation, had its origin in in a combination of citizens of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, entered into for the purpose of suppressing a trained band of horsethieves and counterfeiters whose well concocted schemes had bidden defiance to the ordinary laws of the land, and whose success encouraged and emboldened them in their.

entitled, Lynch Law: an Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States. Through the kindness of its author, I have read in manuscript four chapters of this monograph, and to it I am indebted for several extracts.

2 A. GREGG, History of the Old Cheraws (), p. some cases. Then too the foreign point of view is valuable. The book has neither index nor table of contents. WOOLSEY. Lynch-Law: an Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States.

By JAMES ELBERT CUTLER, Ph.D. (New York: Longmans, Green, and Company. I Pp. XiV, ) THE system commonly called lynching is. I Source: James Elbert Cutler, Lynch Law: An Investigation into the I History of Lynching in the United States, revised edition (New York: Negro Universities Press, ), p.

McKinley. Governors did not always cave in to public pressure. In October a mob surrounded the Fayette County Courthouse in Ohio and demanded a prisoner. Instead of allowing the mob to administer its own form of. EPUB Download Lynch - Law: An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States Mobi.

Nerwcfygr. FAVORITE BOOK Lynch - Law: An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States. Lumimivi. Hyderabad Techie Lynched When will this lynching business going to stop. NewsX. Cutler, James E., Lynch-Law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United States (New York, ) Dray, Philip, At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America, New York: Random House, ).

Eric Foner, Reconstruction: America's. A spectacular secret: lynching in American life and literature / by: Goldsby, Jacqueline Denise. Published: () Lynch-law; an investigation into the history of lynching in the United States. by: Cutler, James Elbert, Published: () The fight against lynching / Published: ().

Cutler, James Elbert (Lynch-Law: An Investigation into the History of Lynching in the United States [; rept. Montclair, N.J.: Negro Universities Press, ], p. ) gives the figures between and as forty-five Indians, twenty-eight Italians, twenty Mexicans, twelve Chinese, one Japanese, one Swiss, and one by: Cutler, James E., Lynch-Law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United States (New York, ) Dray, Philip, At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America, New York: Random House ().

Hardcover ISBNsoftcover ISBN The MaNew Orleans lynchings were the murders of 11 Italian Americans in New Orleans, Louisiana, by a mob for their alleged role in the murder of police chief David Hennessy after some of them had been acquitted at trial. It was one of the largest single mass lynchings in U.S.

on: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. There is a long sociological tradition of studying lynching in the South, dating back to the lynching era itself (Cutler [] ; Raper ).Ida B. Wells was the first to use lynching statistics, collected by the Chicago Tribune, to show that, even taking the stated motivations of lynch mobs at face value, rape and sexual assault were not the primary motivations for lynching, as lynching Author: Charles Seguin, David Rigby.

Lynching has often been called "America's national crime" that has defined the tradition of extralegal violence in America. Having claimed many thousand victims, "Judge Lynch" holds a firm place in the dark recesses of our national memory. In Popular Justice, Manfred Berg explores the history of lynching from the colonial era to the present.

Lynch-law; an investigation into the history of lynching in the United States / James Elbert Cutler. New York: Negro Universities Press, HVC8 b. Lynch Street: the May slayings at Jackson State College / Tim Spofford. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, lynching, unlawfully hanging or otherwise killing a person by mob action.

The term is derived from the older term lynch law, which is most likely named after either Capt. William Lynch (–), of Pittsylvania co., Va., or Col. Charles Lynch Lynch, Charles, –96, American Revolutionary soldier, b.

near the site of Lynchburg, Va. OF LYNCHING IN THE UNITED STATES [hereinafter NAACP]. MCMURRY, supra note 5, at See generally JAMES CUTLER, LYNCH LAW: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE HISTORY OF LYNCHING IN THE UNITED STA 17 ().

There are many explanations of the origin of the term Lynch's law and [Vol. Lynch-Law by James Elbert Cutler,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.Primary Source: Ida B.

Wells-Barnett, “Lynch Law in America” () Ida B. Wells-Barnett, born a slave in Mississippi, was a pioneering activist and journalist. She did much to expose the epidemic of lynching in the United States and her writing and research exploded many of the justifications—particularly the rape of white women by black.Lynch-law: An Investigation Into the History of Lynching in the United States.

Longmans Green and Co. ↑ "The Atlantic Monthly Volume Issue (Dec )". Retrieved J ↑ University of Chicago, Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary ( + ) Archived at the Wayback Machine.

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