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On This Date in Legal History

On November 8, 2014, President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace Attorney General Eric Holder.  Listen to this informative video at https://goo.gl/9TIk8p.  After the Senate confirmed her nomination she became the first African-American woman to head the Department of Justice. To … Continue reading

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The 11th Amendment

On February 7, 1795, the Eleventh Amendment was ratified.  The Amendment states– The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United … Continue reading

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