roger brooke taney

Taney

[taw-nee]
noun
Roger Brooke, 1777–1864, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. 1836–64.
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roger brooke taney

noun
United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; remembered for his ruling that slaves and their descendants have no rights as citizens (1777-1864) [syn: Taney
taney

noun
United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; remembered for his ruling that slaves and their descendants have no rights as citizens (1777-1864) 
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