The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court case Dred Scott v. Sandford, which dealt with the rights of slaves living in free territories in the U.S. Topics include if slavery violates the due process clause of the U.S. Constitution, the moral implications of slavery enforcement by the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Fugitive Slave Act.

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