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On This Date in Legal History

On June 30 ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­1921, President Harding nominated William Howard Taft to the Supreme Court where he remained for nine years. He’s the only President to serve on the Court. When he was Chief Justice, the Supreme Court was housed at … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On November 21, 1927, the United States Supreme Court decided Gong Lum v. Rice. The issue was whether a Chinese student had a constitutional right to attend an all-white public school in her district.  The Supreme Court said that she didn’t. … Continue reading

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On This Day in Legal History

In 1927, the United States Supreme #Court decided Gong Lum v. Rice. The issue was whether a Chinese student had a constitutional right to attend an all-white public school in her district.  The Supreme Court said that she didn’t.  Chief … Continue reading

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