Dred Scott

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Noun1.Dred Scott - United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave stateDred Scott - United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858)
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1992, new works by Dread Scott, Eileen Myles, Simone Leigh, and Wolfgang Tillmans address our fraught political season on the eve of the US elections.
If that were not the case, the infamous Dread Scott pre-Civil War Supreme Court decision would still permit atrocities in the name of the law.
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