Originally published 03/09/2017
The family of former Supreme Court Justice Roger Brooke Taney has offered a public apology to the descendants of Dred Scott on the 160th anniversary of the landmark decision.
Originally published 09/05/2016
Frederick, Md., is debating how to remove a bronze bust of Roger Brooke Taney, the Supreme Court chief justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision.
Originally published 10/09/2015
But Lincoln never said what they say he said. He said the opposite.
Originally published 09/10/2015
"[T]he Dred Scott decision of 1857 still remains to this day the law of the land which says that black people aren’t fully human."-- Mike Huckabee
Originally published 07/09/2015
In part, Dred Scott is simply being used to give Obergefell a bad name—as pure invective, another way to call the decision rotten and the Supreme Court deluded.
Originally published 03/03/2015
The Dred Scott Case Said Blacks Had No Rights the “White Man Was Bound to Respect.” But in the West Things Turned Out Differently.
In the West, many Americans expanded their citizenship rights in ways Roger Taney never anticipated.
Originally published 08/25/2014
Dr. Albert I. Slomovitz
Let's say the Pledge of Allegiance and focus on the final few words, "one nation under God, Indivisible, With Liberty and Justice For All."
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