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On This Date in Legal History

On July 8, 1974, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of United States v. Nixon. The lawsuit arose after a subpoena was issued in the Watergate break-in case, demanding that President Nixon produce his secretly recorded … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On September 8, 1974, President Ford pardoned former President Nixon for any crimes he may have committed while in office. Ford cited his authority to do so pursuant to Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution. He explained … Continue reading

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Ford Pardoned Nixon On This Date

On this date in 1974, President Ford pardoned former President Nixon for any crimes he may have committed while in office.  Ford cited his authority to do so pursuant to Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution. He … Continue reading

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