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On This Date in Legal History

On April 8, 1913, the 17th Amendment was ratified. The Amendment addresses the election of senators to Congress. It provides for the people to elect new senators (versus the state legislatures).  The Amendment states– The Senate of the United States shall … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On April 8, 1913, the 17th Amendment was ratified. The Amendment addresses the election of Senators to Congress. It provides for the people to elect new Senators (versus the State legislatures).  The Amendment states– The Senate of the United States … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On April 8, 1913, the 17th Amendment was ratified. The Amendment addresses the election of Senators to Congress. It provides for the people to elect new Senators (versus the State legislatures).  The Amendment states– The Senate of the United States … Continue reading

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