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On This Date in Legal History

On July 3, 1981, Associate Justice Potter Stewart retired from the United States Supreme Court.  Learn more about this eminent justice at http://goo.gl/H6YOvB.

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On This Date in Legal History

In 1965 Joseph Lee Jones tried to purchase a home in St. Louis County, Missouri.  The developer refused to sell to him because he was African American, so he sued.  On April 1, 1968, his case was argued before the … Continue reading

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Remembering Justice Potter Stewart

On January 23, 1915, former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart was born. Before his appointment to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 1954, Justice Stewart earned his undergraduate and law degree from Yale, was an … Continue reading

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On This Date In Legal History

On July 3, 1981, Associate Justice Potter Stewart retired from the United States Supreme Court.  Learn more about this eminent justice at http://goo.gl/H6YOvB.

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On This Date in Legal History

In 1965 Joseph Lee Jones tried to purchase a home in St. Louis County, Missouri.  The developer refused to sell to him because he was African American, so he sued.  On April 1, 1968, his case was argued before the … Continue reading

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On March 2, 1961, African American students gathered to protest racial segregation in South Carolina. They began their demonstration in a church and marched to the State House in small groups of about 15. There were 187 students, in all. … Continue reading

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Remembering Justice Potter Stewart

On January 23, 1915, former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart was born.  Before his appointment to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 1954, Justice Stewart earned his undergraduate and law degree from Yale, was an … Continue reading

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On this date in 1967, the United States  Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Katz v. United States. Katz was arrested after federal agents placed an eavesdropping device on the outside of a telephone booth he used to discuss criminal … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1981 former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart retired from the Court. To learn more about this Justice go to http://bit.ly/1R8oUuf.

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Remembering Justice Potter Stewart

Potter Stewart was born on January 23, 1915.  Before ascending to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 1954, Justice Stewart received his undergraduate and law degree from Yale, was an officer in the U.S. navy, … Continue reading

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