Chief Justice Taney Career
Professor O’Hara lectured about the life and career of Chief Justice Roger Taney, who was nominated to the position by President… read more
Professor O’Hara lectured about the life and career of Chief Justice Roger Taney, who was nominated to the position by President Jackson and served for 28 years, 1836-1864. Chief Justice Rehnquist gave introductory remarks. Professor O’Hara talked about the education and childhood of Justice Taney and his ascendency to the Supreme Court. Justice Taney wrote the opinon in the Dred Scott case. close
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