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According to Our HeartsRhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family$
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Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300166828

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300166828.001.0001

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According to Our Hearts

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Yale University Press

This chapter discusses the evidence that Leonard presented in proving his claims to the jury as well as the proofs that Alice set forth in her defense. Particularly, it details Leonard's lawyers' evidences to show that Alice indeed used sexual conduct to gain control over a mentally backward Leonard to make him her “love slave,” and that Alice's alleged deceit was the product of her and her family's desire to get their hands on Leonard's wealth. It then presents Alice's attorneys' evidences to prove the three arguments in her defense: first, that Alice's race was obvious; second, that Leonard's knowledge of Alice's race could easily be inferred from his willingness to cross clear boundaries of race, not just with Alice but also with others such as her brother-in-law, Robert, and niece, Roberta; and third, that Leonard should be punished for his acts of racial betrayal.

Keywords:   evidences, race, racial betrayal, defense, deceit, jury

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