On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. The landmark law was a turning point in American history, as it addressed discrimination and segregation on a national level.
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Growing attention to the problem of sexual assault on college campuses has raised interesting constitutional concerns.
On June 13, 1866, the House approved a Senate-proposed version of the 14th Amendment, sending it to the states for approval. Two years later, the ratified statement became a constitutional cornerstone.
On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court issued its Loving v. Virginia decision, which blocked states from passing laws that banned inter-racial marriages. Here is a brief recap of the this landmark civil rights case.
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court added three cases to its docket for the Court’s next term. Two of the newly granted cases take on issues surrounding the death penalty, while the other case involves state legislature redistricting.