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Legal History Nugget: Giles B. Jackson (access required)

Editor’s Note: As Black History month draws to a close, we provide a feature, on Giles B. Jackson, the first African-American to argue before the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals (now the Supreme Court of Virginia). For Giles B. Jackson, a man born into slavery in 1853, the future did not seem to hold much promise. ...

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