|Author||Don E. Fehrenbacher|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Awards||Pulitzer Prize for History|
The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics is a 1978 non-fiction book by the American historian Don E. Fehrenbacher, published by Oxford University Press. The book explores the US Supreme Court case Dred Scott v. Sandford, in which the court ruled that the federal government could not regulate slavery in the territories.