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Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST

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Legal historian Paul Finkelman discusses his book Supreme Injustice, which highlights the three most important Supreme Court Justices before the Civil War—John Marshall, Roger B. Taney, and Joseph Story—and the proslavery positions they upheld in ruling after ruling. A book signing will follow the program.   


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