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On This Date in Legal History

On August 19, 1981, President Reagan sent a letter to the U.S. Senate nominating  Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court. Take a look at his letter at https://goo.gl/nA6Bxz. The Senate unanimously confirmed her appointment in a 99-0 vote … Continue reading

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Is it Illegal to Burn an American Flag?

On this day in 1989, the case of Texas v. Johnson was argued before the United States Supreme Court.  The case arose after Gregory Lee Johnson was arrested for burning an American flag as a means of protesting President Reagan’s policies. … Continue reading

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