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On This Date in Legal History

On July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment to our Constitution was ratified.  You can gain a better understanding of the Amendment by reading–  10 Huge Supreme Court Cases About the 14th Amendment at http://goo.gl/sVloVJ. On July 9, 1974, Chief Justice Earl … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court decided  (in a 5-4 decision) the landmark case of Miranda v. Arizona. Chief Justice Earl Warren, who delivered the opinion of the Court, summarized the holding as follows– “we hold that an … Continue reading

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The Landmark Case That Established the Miranda Warnings

On June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Miranda v. Arizona. Chief Justice Warren, who delivered the opinion of the Court, summarized the holding as follows– “[W]e hold that, when an individual is taken into … Continue reading

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Happy Law Day!

This year we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Miranda v. Arizona.  If you’d like to learn more about the case go to http://goo.gl/bzfbqF.

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Let the Countdown Begin

Start prepping for Law Day on May 1 by reading President Obama’s Proclamation at http://goo.gl/UtB7uG.  This year the theme is the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Miranda v. Arizona.  Listen to the American Bar Association’s program commemorating Miranda at https://goo.gl/VEnFx0, and learn more about … Continue reading

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Remembering Supreme Court Justice Byron White

Prior to becoming an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court, Byron R. White was a college football star (visit the College Football Hall of Fame @ http://goo.gl/aIJXyq), and played professionally with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Lions. He … Continue reading

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Remembering Chief Justice Earl Warren

President Eisenhower nominated Earl Warren as the 14th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.  On March 1, 1954, the Senate confirmed his appointment.  Less than three months later the Court decided the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.  … Continue reading

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The Landmark Case That Established the Miranda Warnings

On this date in 1966 the United States Supreme Court decided the landmark case Miranda v. Arizona.  Chief Justice Warren, who delivered the opinion of the Court, explained that suspects in-custody must be told– you have a right to remain silent. … Continue reading

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A Look Back on Chief Justice Earl Warren

Earl Warren was nominated by President Eisenhower to be America’s 14th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.  On March 1, 1954, the Senate confirmed his appointment.  Less than three months later the Court decided the landmark case Brown … Continue reading

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