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Published Date: 1/24/2014
In 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the 96th person confirmed as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the first person of color to hold the position. Marshall was no stranger to the institution, however, as he had been arguing cases before the nation's highest court...
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Published Date: 1/1/2014
On May 17, 1957, just three years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the legal basis for "separate but equal" segregation in the Brown v. Board of Education decision, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Washington, D.C., for a rally on the steps of the...
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Published Date: 1/24/2013
Thurgood Marshall was a giant of the civil rights movement, and his great achievements number in the dozens...
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Published Date: 8/14/2011
As a Minnesota Supreme Court justice, John Simonett was known for writing decisions even non-lawyers could understand...
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