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On This Date in Legal History

On August 12, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Hugo Black to the U.S. Supreme Court. Soon after it was revealed that he had once been a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Nonetheless, the Senate confirmed Black in a … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 12, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Hugo Black to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Soon after it was revealed that he had once been a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Nonetheless, the Senate … Continue reading

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