Mar 5

Four big Supreme Court decisions on the radar



Posted 1 month, 16 days ago.

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As the Supreme Court continues a busy week, Court watchers are wondering if a significant case from last fall could be announced in the next few weeks.



Mar 4

The story of the wildest party in White House history



Posted 1 month, 17 days ago.

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The White House has seen a lot of big parties, but nothing compares to March 4, 1829, when Andrew Jackson’s open house sparked a mob scene that almost destroyed the president’s house. Or so we think.



Mar 3

Prisoner gets Supreme Court hearing using handwritten form



Posted 1 month, 18 days ago.

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The Supreme Court added five new cases on Monday, including a case about wearing beards behind bars that resulted from a handwritten petition



Feb 28

Five “unusual” amendments that never made it into the Constitution



Posted 1 month, 21 days ago.

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If some folks had their way, a three-person tribunal, and not the President, would provide leadership of the “United States of Earth,” in a nation where divorce is illegal.



Feb 27

How a C-grade college term paper led to a constitutional amendment



Posted 1 month, 22 days ago.

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The 27th Amendment is the most recent amendment to the Constitution, and its existence today can be traced to a college student who proposed the idea in a term paper and was given a C by his professor for the idea.