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On This Date in Legal History

On March 16, 1931, Aldridge v. United States was argued before the United States Supreme Court. The case involved a black criminal defendant, Alfred Scott Aldridge, who was charged with murdering a white police officer. At Aldridge’s trial, his attorney asked the … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1931 Aldridge v. United States was argued before the United States Supreme Court. The case involved a black criminal defendant, Alfred Scott Aldridge, who was charged with murdering a white police officer.  At Aldridge’s trial, his attorney … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1931 Aldridge v. United States was argued before the United States Supreme Court. The case involved a black criminal defendant, Alfred Scott Aldridge, who was charged with murdering a white police officer.  At Aldridge’s trial, his attorney … Continue reading

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Learn All About the Supreme Court

C-Span’s website @ http://supremecourt.c-span.org offers a wealth of information about the United States Supreme Court.  Visitors can take a virtual tour of the Old Supreme Court chambers, located in the U.S. Capitol building.  The Court met there from 1810-1860.  Chief Justice … Continue reading

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