The Supreme Court ruling in Dred Scott v. Sanford helped to increase sectional conflict because the decision denied Congress the ability to regulate slavery in the territories. The Chief Justice was Roger B. Taney.
The legal reasoning behind the ruling was that African Americans were not and could never be citizens. And, they had no judicial rights in US courts.
"Dred Scott Vs Sanford" was the landmark case that established precedent for slavery. Essentially the ruling was that congress could not ban slavery in certain states.
The Federal ruling will always trump the ruling of a state, since the Constitution is the supreme law of the land.
The people ruling in it.
In the old testement what are the differerences between how judges were selected and their method of ruling?
ruling is related to dictatorship, i.e. unlimited power. But governing means running rules on basis of Constitution.
That the slave Scott could not have his freedom, because the Founding Fathers had declared that a man's property was sacred, and the Chief Justice reckoned that they would have included slaves in their definition of property.
Between 600 and 500 BC