The Newseum is a dynamic, engaging and interactive museum of news that allows visitors to experience the stories of yesterday and today through the eyes of the media while celebrating the freedoms guaranteed to all Americans by the First Amendment. From the modern building located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, to the state-of-the-art theaters, exhibits and hands-on activities located inside, a visit will quickly show why TripAdvisor users rated the Newseum as a “Traveler’s Choice Top 25…
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What Data on Texas Death Row Executions Since 1972 Reveals
Demographic statistics about Texas's death row inmates shows how race, gender, and geography impact the use of the death penalty in the state.
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On May 18, 1896 the U. S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of Plessy v. Ferguson, a “separate but equal” Louisiana decree that marked the beginning of Jim Crow segregation laws in the South and an end to Reconstruction.
Good Counsel: How Thurgood Marshall Inspired Me
Thurgood Marshall made history as the first African-American to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Before becoming a judge, he was a lawyer who is perhaps best remembered for his part in ending legal racial segregation in schools, in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case.
Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr. 1841-1935 by Everett
Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr. 1841-1935 is a photograph by Everett which was uploaded on December 7th, 2011. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.
Clarence Thomas is confirmed as the 106th associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, its 2nd African American (succeeding Justice Thurgood Marshall) on Oct 16, 1991. Justice Thomas is generally viewed as among the most conservative members of the Court. He's approached federalism issues in a way that limits the power of the federal government & expands power of state & local governments. At the same time his opinions have generally supported a strong executive branch w/the federal…
Can you guess who this is? It's Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice! She handled several sex discrimination cases for the @ACLU of New Jersey in the early 1970s. #ThrowbackThursday #aclu
Justice Clarence Thomas breaks seven-year silence in court
Justice Clarence Thomas said four words in oral arguments on Monday, breaking his silence on the bench for the first time in nearly seven years. The justice's remark came during a jocular exchange over whether a defense attorney in a death-penalty case was qualified for the job because of her Ivy
Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939. He became one of the most famous and influential figures ever to serve on the high court. His opinions were, according to legal scholars, some of the "greatest defenses" of freedom of speech and the right to privacy ever written by a member of the Supreme Court.
William Howard Taft | Biography, Accomplishments, Presidency, & Facts
William Howard Taft, 27th president (1909–13) and 10th chief justice of the United States (1921–30). As president, Taft alienated progressive Republicans, thereby contributing to the split in Republican ranks in 1912, to the formation of the Bull Moose Party, and to his failure to win a second term.