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On This Date in Legal History

On July 19, 1848, the women’s rights movement in the United States was born. The Seneca Falls Convention began in New York State. Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/1mDpETI.

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On July 12, 1804, Alexander Hamilton passed away as a result of an injury he sustained during a duel with former Vice President Aaron Burr. Hamilton was quite accomplished. He was a delegate at the Constitutional Convention, a military leader, … Continue reading

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On June 30 ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­1921, President Harding nominated William Howard Taft to the Supreme Court where he remained for nine years. He’s the only President to serve on the Court. When he was Chief Justice, the Supreme Court was housed at … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

Today is the Magna Carta’s birthday.  Learn more about this “Great Charter” at https://goo.gl/Uw7Y0k.

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On June 11, 1962, three inmates escaped from Alcatraz prison. You can learn more by visiting Today’s Document at http://bit.ly/1KIoF3Y, or our Pinterest page at http://bit.ly/1IxFpbZ.

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On March 3, 1913, attorney Inez Milholland led a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. to draw attention to the woman suffrage movement. The suffragists were met with hostility. The police protection promised them was described as– “the flimsiest … Continue reading

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Remembering Alexander Hamilton

On July 12, 1804, Alexander Hamilton passed away as a result of an injury he sustained during a duel with Aaron Burr. Hamilton was quite accomplished. He was a delegate at the Constitutional Convention, a military leader, the first Secretary … Continue reading

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