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On This Date in Legal History

President Eisenhower nominated Earl Warren as the 14th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. On October 5, 1953, he was sworn in. Soon after, the Court decided the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education. The justices unanimously declared … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment to our Constitution was ratified.  You can gain a better understanding of the Amendment by reading–  10 Huge Supreme Court Cases About the 14th Amendment at http://goo.gl/sVloVJ. On July 9, 1974, Chief Justice Earl … Continue reading

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Chief Justice Earl Warren

President Eisenhower nominated Earl Warren as the 14th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. On October 5, 1953, he was sworn in, and soon after (on May 17, 1954), the Court decided the landmark case of Brown v. Board of … Continue reading

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Remembering Chief Justice Earl Warren

President Eisenhower nominated Earl Warren as the 14th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.  On March 1, 1954, the Senate confirmed his appointment.  Less than three months later the Court decided the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.  … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 2005 the United States Supreme Court decided Roper v. Simmons.  The case involved a high school student, Christopher Simmons, who confessed to a murder and was tried and sentenced to death.  He was 17 at the time. … Continue reading

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