“The unjust judge”: Roger B. Taney, the slave power, and the meaning of emancipation

  title={“The unjust judge”: Roger B. Taney, the slave power, and the meaning of emancipation},
  author={Timothy S. Huebner},
  journal={Journal of Supreme Court History},
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