This week, the Supreme Court laid the groundwork to hear three controversial cases next term. Each case has the potential to upend constitutional law.
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On June 26, 1978, the Supreme Court ruled in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
On June 23, 2005, the Supreme Court ruled in the controversial, landmark case of Kelo v. City of New London.
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.
The United States Supreme Court, in a majority opinion from Justice Anthony Kennedy, said on Monday that the President, and not Congress, has the power to determine how Jerusalem is listed on U.S. passports.