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Justice Stephen Breyer on the Dred Scott Case

Justice Stephen Breyer on the Dred Scott Case

Justice Stephen Breyer on the Dred Scott Case

New York City, NY
Sunday, July 18, 2010

The Dred Scott case is one of the most infamous Supreme Court decisions in American history. In 1857, the court ruled in Dred Scott v. Sandford that all blacks, both slave and free, could not become citizens of the United States. Justice Stephen Breyer spoke about the case and it’s ramifications as a sitting Justice.

Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 at 8:36pm (ET)

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