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A More Perfect Union

On June 21st, 1788, the newly-minted Constitution became the official governing document of the United States of America when New Hampshire weighed in as the…

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Magna Carta, Magnum Opus

Fresh off a happy American Invasion of England this past weekend, June 15th, 1215, Old King John granted a charter of liberties under threat of…

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Softly Spoken Greatness

On May 12th, 1970, the US Senate confirmed President Nixon’s nomination of Federal Circuit Judge Harry A. Blackmun to the US Supreme Court. Known principally…

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The Sunday Driver, S2, E3: Fear and Loathing in the Heart of Atlanta

A Happy Easter Sunday, Monday or Passover to all, as the case may be. It has been sometime since we had the privilege of joyriding…

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First For a Reason

On March 22, 1988, the Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s judgment for Reverend Jerry Falwell against publisher Larry Flynt, noting the First Amendment protects…

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Dred Scott and the Lock of 100 Keys

On March 6th, 1857, the US Supreme Court makes a fateful ruling on constitutional law in Dred Scott v. Sanford. It held “(Black Africans imported…

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