On August 12, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated then-Senator Hugo Black of Alabama to the Supreme Court.
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Among the topics covered in Thursday’s two GOP debates were several points about the Constitution. Here is a quick look at those few constitutional references.
A federal district judge has ruled against the Washington Redskins in a trademark dispute, referring to a recent Supreme Court case about confederate-flag license plates and a famous Allen Iverson rant along the way.
As the Supreme Court nears a decision on same-sex marriages, observers of Court history have noted that June 26 already has special significance for decisions that have favored gay rights in landmark cases.
On June 23, 2005, the Supreme Court ruled in the controversial, landmark case of Kelo v. City of New London.