Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 26th Amendment (ratified July 1, 1971). Here’s what you need to know.
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Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network and Michael Dorf of Cornell Law School explore the biggest cases and trends at the Supreme Court this year.
On June 30, 1921, President Warren Harding announced that former President William Howard Taft would become the new Chief Justice of the United States. To this day, Taft remains as the only person to hold the top position in the executive and judicial branches.
On June 30, 1971, President Richard Nixon issued a public statement congratulating Ohio as the 38th state to approve the 26th Amendment, in record time. But history has another state and date as the official ratifier of the constitutional rights of 18 year olds to vote.
On Monday, National Constitution Center CEO and President Jeffrey Rosen joined the Diane Rehm Show to discuss the constitutional aspects of the Supreme Court’s final decisions of its current term.