With eight prominent cases still to be published by the end of this month, the Supreme Court took Thursday to rule on federal employee’s First Amendment rights, challenges to IRS summonses and software patents for securities trading.
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The Supreme Court ruled on three low-profile cases on Thursday, setting up a hectic conclusion to its current term, with eight high-profile cases to be settled in the next 10 days.
On June 19, 1961, the Supreme Court settled a case about police using a fake warrant to search a home that set a huge precedent linking the Fourth and 14th Amendments.
In a ruling on Wednesday, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent Office said the Washington Redskins moniker is “disparaging of Native Americans” and ordered cancellation of the team’s trademarks for the term.
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.