Supreme Court Justices Pre-Civil War and Slavery

Legal historian, college president, and author Paul Finkelman gave a talk on three of the most influential Pre-Civil War era Supreme Court… read more

Legal historian, college president, and author Paul Finkelman gave a talk on three of the most influential Pre-Civil War era Supreme Court Justices; Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, Associate Justice Joseph Story, and Chief Justice John Marshall. In a lecture based on his new book, Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court, Professor Finkelman argued that rulings by these three justices prolonged slavery in the United States. close

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Supreme Court Justices Pre-Civil War and Slavery

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Program ID:
439633-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2018 | 8:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 01, 2018 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 25, 2018 | 8:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2018 | 12:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2018 | 12:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2018 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2018 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2018 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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