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On This Date in Legal History

On March 6, 1857, Chief Justice Taney announced the United States Supreme Court’s infamous decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford. The Court held that African-American slaves (and their descendants) were not citizens; consequently, they had no standing to sue (for their … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On February 11, 1856, the case of Dred Scott v. Sandford was argued before the Supreme Court; and on Mar 6, 1857, the Court held that African-American slaves (and their descendants) were not citizens. Consequently, they had no standing to sue … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1857, Chief Justice Taney announced the United States Supreme Court’s infamous decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford. The Court held that African-American slaves (and their descendants) were not citizens; consequently, they had no standing to sue … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On April 4, 2011, the United States Supreme Court decided Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn.  Arizona taxpayers sued the Director of the Arizona Department of Revenue claiming that a law allowing their taxes to be used towards tuition … Continue reading

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Can Two Players Disqualify a Team From Receiving a Trophy?

Players and their coaches sued the North Carolina High School Athletic Association after they were stripped of their title in a championship. The Association determined at least two players were ineligible to play on the team since they lived outside … Continue reading

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