Legal History (Week of October 2)

Oct. 2, 1967 – First African-American Supreme Court justice sworn in

Oct. 3, 1995 – O.J. Simpson jury gives verdict

Oct. 4, 1988 – Televangelist indicted

Oct. 5, 1953 – New Supreme Court Chief Justice sworn in

Oct. 7, 1988 – Mike Tyson in divorce court

Oct. 9, 1934 – Indictment in Lindbergh kidnapping case

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Legal History (Week of September 25)

Sept. 25, 1981 – First woman Supreme Court justice

Sept. 26, 1987 – Child-killer sentenced to death

Sept. 27, 1964 – Warren Commission gives verdict on Oswald

Sept. 28, 1999 – Grandparents lose out at the Supreme Court

Sept. 29, 1995 – O.J. Simpson jury gives verdict

Sept. 30, 1946 – Verdicts for Nazis at Nuremberg

Oct. 1, 1995 – Verdicts for terrorist plotters

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Legal History (Week of September 18)

Sept. 18, 1850 – Congress takes a step towards the Civil War.

Sept. 19, 1934 – Arrest in the Lindbergh baby kidnapping.

Sept. 20, 1999 – Justice for the memory of James Byrd, Jr.

Sept. 21, 1998 – Jimmy Buffet and cheeseburgers.

Sept. 22, 1999 – Justice Department versus Big Tobacco.

Sept. 23, 1957 – Problems at Central High School.

Sept. 24, 1969 – Who are the Chicago Seven?

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Legal History (Week of September 11)

Sept. 11, 2000 –  Alvin the Chipmunk goes to court.

Sept. 12, 1977 – Black South African student leader dies in police custody.

Sept. 13, 1971 – AT-TI-CA!  AT-TI-CA!

Sept. 14, 1901 – President McKinley dies from anarchy.

Sept. 15, 1935 – Dark day for German Jews.

Sept. 17, 1787 – Signatures on the U.S. Constitution.

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Legal History (Week of September 4)

Sept. 4, 1957 –  National Guard at the Little Rock Central High School.

Sept. 5, 1774 – Important consequence from the Boston Tea Party.

Sept. 6, 1995 – O.J. Simpson, Det. Mark Fuhrman, and the Fifth Amendment.

Sept. 7, 1977 – Watergate felon released early from prison.

Sept. 8, 1974 – Former President gets an unconditional pardon.

Sept. 9, 1957 – First significant civil rights legislation since 1875.

Sept. 10, 1963 – George Wallace loses standoff against desegregation.

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