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On This Date in Legal History

Eugene Debs gave a speech intending to encourage others not to join the military. He was indicted and convicted by a jury for violating the Espionage Act. The Act made it a crime to obstruct military recruitment during World War … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On January 27-28, 1919, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Debs v. United States. The case arose after Eugene Debs gave a speech on June 16, 1918, intending to encourage others not to join … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On January 9-10, 1919, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Schenck v. United States. Charles Schenck was the general secretary of the Socialist Party in Philadelphia. When the United States was at war with Germany … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On June 16, 1918, Eugene Debs gave a speech intending to encourage others not to join the military. Debs was indicted and convicted by a jury for violating the Espionage Act. The Act made it a crime to obstruct military … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On June 16, 1918, Eugene Debs gave a speech intending to encourage others not to join the military.  Debs was indicted and convicted by a jury for violating the Espionage Act.  The Act made it a crime to obstruct military … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1919 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Schenck v. United States.  Charles Schenck was the general secretary of the Socialist Party in Philadelphia.  When the United States was at war with Germany … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On June 16, 1918, Eugene Debs gave a speech intending to encourage others not to join the military.  Debs was indicted and convicted by a jury for violating the Espionage Act.  The Act made it a crime to obstruct military … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On January 28, 1919, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Debs v. United States. The case arose after Debs was indicted and convicted by a jury for violating the Espionage Act.  The Act made it … Continue reading

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