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On This Date in Legal History

In 1964 James Chaney, Andy Goodman and Michael Schwerner traveled to Mississippi to help African-Americans register to vote, but in the process were murdered. The United States Justice Department filed charges against eighteen defendants for violating the civil rights of … Continue reading

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