On June 29, 2006, the Supreme Court ruled that the Bush administration’s use of military commissions to try suspected terrorists was illegal.
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On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated, sparking World War I. Five years later, the Treaty of Versailles was signed, ending it.
The Department of Justice was created on this day in 1870. Here’s a quick look at what’s commonly called the biggest law firm in the world.
On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the Constitution.
Today is the 234th birthday of the Great Seal of the United States. So how close did we really come to having a turkey instead of an eagle as our national symbol?