On This Date in Legal History

On July 24, 1974, the Supreme Court decided United States v. Nixon. President Nixon was ordered to produce the audio recordings that were relevant in the Watergate case. The Court (unanimously) rejected the President’s argument that the tapes were protected by “executive privilege”.

Warren Burger was the 15th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Warren Burger was the 15th Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court

You can listen to the attorneys argue this case before the Supreme Court, and hear Chief Justice Warren E. Burger announce this decision, at https://goo.gl/kvDo9p.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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