The Department of Justice was created on this day in 1870. Here’s a quick look at what’s commonly called the biggest law firm in the world.
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On June 21, 1989, a deeply divided United States Supreme Court upheld the rights of protesters to burn the American flag in a landmark First Amendment decision.
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court refused two appeals from Connecticut and New York that asked for assault-weapons ban laws in those states to be reconsidered.
On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed a resolution, approved in Congress, declaring war against Great Britain. Over the next two and half years, both sides engaged in bitter contests, and the war ended with much unchanged between the two nations.
It’s hard to imagine America without the Statue of Liberty, but the icon of freedom didn’t make its first full appearance in New York until June 17, 1885.