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On This Date in Legal History

On October 10, 1973, Spiro Agnew resigned as the 39th Vice President of the United States. His resignation was prompted by an accusation of tax evasion, which he pleaded no contest to, in a Baltimore courtroom. Once Agnew resigned President … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On July 18, 1947, President Truman signed into law the Presidential Succession Act.   The Act states if the president and vice president are unable to serve, then the presidency passes to the Speaker of the House, and then to … Continue reading

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