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Published: 24 May 2001

768 Pages | 9 line illus

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195145885

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The Dred Scott Case

Its Significance in American Law and Politics

the Late Don E. Fehrenbacher

Studies this famous case of judicial failure, and discusses the legal bases of slavery, the debate over the Constitution, and the dispute over slavery and continental expansion.