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On This Date in Legal History

In Baze v. Rees two death row inmates challenged the lethal injection protocol used in Kentucky death penalty cases. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli argued that the “procedures pose a danger of cruelly inhumane executions.” On April 16, 2008, the United States Supreme … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On January 5, 1925, President Calvin Coolidge nominated Harlan Fiske Stone to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. On February 5, 1925, the Senate confirmed his appointment. In 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated him … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On December 12, 1910, President Taft nominated Joseph Rucker Lamar for Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. On December 15,1910, the Senate confirmed his nomination, and on this date in 1911, Justice Lamar took his seat on the … Continue reading

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The Reason We Celebrate Labor Day

Learn about the history and the reason we celebrate Labor Day at the United States Department of Labor website– http://goo.gl/rcEsP.

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