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May 17 marks a landmark day in the Supreme Court’s history: A unanimous court ended a policy of segregation in public facilities it had endorsed nearly 58 years before.
Contributor Amy E. Feldman looks at a lawsuit that could force news organizations to perpetually updates stories about people charged with crimes.
Lyle Denniston looks at a recent Court of Appeals ruling that bars the National Labor Relations Board from forcing employers to publicly list employees’ union rights in the form of a poster.
After being impeached, President Andrew Johnson survived his 1868 Senate trial by just one vote. And to this day, how that vote was cast remains shrouded in controversy.
Philadelphia was the early capital of the United States after the Constitution was ratified, but on May 14, 1800, the nation’s capital moved to Washington. So who was behind the deal that changed the face of American government?