Example sentences for: dred

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  • Of course, Dred Scott , which ruled that blacks, whether slave or free, couldn't be citizens, came to be condemned not just as racist but as a quintessential example of tortured reasoning in the service of a judge's personal prejudice--precisely the kind of jurisprudence that originalism's advocates claim it alone can avoid.

  • To be sure, the Reconstruction Amendments had to define citizenship in the United States, at least to heal the divisive scars left by the Dred Scott decision.

  • In 1857, in his speech attacking the Dred Scott decision, Lincoln explicitly refers to the dignity and inherent equality of black women:

  • Historian Leonard Levy argues that only with the Supreme Court's notorious Dred Scott decision of 1857 was the doctrine of originalism codified.

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