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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 June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court decided  (in a 5-4 decision) the landmark case of Miranda v. Arizona. Chief Justice Earl Warren, who delivered the opinion of the Court, summarized the holding as follows– “we hold that an … Continue reading

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The Landmark Case That Established the Miranda Warnings

On June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Miranda v. Arizona. Chief Justice Warren, who delivered the opinion of the Court, summarized the holding as follows– “[W]e hold that, when an individual is taken into … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 9, 1960, African American boys and girls entered a nationwide chain store, S. H. Kress, in Greenville, South Carolina, and sat at a lunch counter designated for whites only.  The store manager turned off the lights, announced the … Continue reading

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The Landmark Case That Established the Miranda Warnings

On this date in 1966 the United States Supreme Court decided the landmark case Miranda v. Arizona.  Chief Justice Warren, who delivered the opinion of the Court, explained that suspects in-custody must be told– you have a right to remain silent. … Continue reading

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