United States. Constitution. 13th Amendment, Crimes against humanity, Forced labor laws, Constitutional amendments -- United States, Slavery laws -- United States
The article discusses how the Thirteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution expressly permitted a recurrence of slavery, provided only that such enslavement constitutes a punishment for violating a criminal statute. It reports new forms of slavery that spread across the South in ways more or less consistent with the language of the Thirteenth Amendment.
Slavery Under the Thirteenth Amendment: Race and the Law of Crime and Punishment in the Post-Civil War South,
77 La. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.lsu.edu/lalrev/vol77/iss1/6