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On This Date in Legal History

On November 1, 1976, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Bounds v. Smith.  North Carolina inmates claimed their constitutional rights were violated because they weren’t able to conduct legal research at their prisons.  The Court … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this day in 1976 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Bounds v. Smith.  North Carolina inmates claimed their constitutional rights were violated because they weren’t able to conduct legal research at their prisons.  The … Continue reading

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