10 Supreme Court petitions to watch

On September 29, the nine Justices of the Supreme Court will convene at One First Street to sort through a hefty stack of petitions. Here are 10 interesting cases they’ll consider.


The Emancipation Proclamation’s other anniversary

President Abraham Lincoln altered the course of the Civil War and American society when the Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1863. But the Proclamation had its roots in a key announcement made on September 22, 1862.

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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.