Friday, August 8, 2008

Elsie Law's Daily Dose Of The Law

According to Black's Law Dictionary, a slave is defined as:

"A person who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who has no freedom of action, but whose person and services are wholly under the control of another. One who is under the power of a master, and who belongs to him; so that the master may sell and dispose of his person, of his industry, and of his labor, without his being able to do anything, have anything, or acquire anything, but what must belong to his master. The 13th Amendment abolished slavery."

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