It was on this day in 1959 that Alaska was admitted to the union as the 49th state- ending a process that started 13 years earlier.
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January 1 is one of the most noteworthy days in American history, marking President Abraham Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
Revered judicial authority Melvin Urofsky talks about his new book on the history of dissent at the Supreme Court and the role of dissent in the nation’s constitutional dialogue.
On December 31, 1999, the United States officially handed the Panama Canal over to Panama’s government, ending a long saga that had started a century and a half earlier.
A Philadelphia man convicted of capital murder in 1986 is set for a February 2016 Supreme Court hearing in a sentencing dispute.