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Anniversary of the Dred Scott Case

Anniversary of the Dred Scott Case

Anniversary of the Dred Scott Case

Washington, DC
Sunday, March 6, 2011

On March 6th, 1857, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in the Dred Scott Case, which ruled that slaves were not citizens and were not protected by the Constitution. The National Association of Attorneys General hosted this discussion on the importance of the Dred Scott decision.

Updated: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 4:24pm (ET)

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