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On This Date in Legal History

The case Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld arose after a widower, Steven C. Wiesenfeld (“Wiesenfeld”) was denied his Social Security survivor benefits upon his wife’s death during childbirth. Wiesenfeld opted not to work (outside the home) in order to raise their child. His wife, … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On March 8, 1971, the United States Supreme Court decided Griggs v. Duke Power Co. The question presented was– could Duke Power require a potential employee to either have a high school education or pass an intelligence test, when neither criteria correlated … Continue reading

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The Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Tomorrow is the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education.  The Court ordered the integration of public schools stating, “in the field of public education, the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. … Continue reading

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