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10th Amendment Center - Dave Benner: What Confederates really thought of jury nullification

These southern leaders and states had good reason to hate nullification: it prevented the enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Notwithstanding the Fugitive Slave Clause in the Constitution (Article 4, Section 2), there were several aspects of this law that were considered incredibly dubious and unconstitutional.


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