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On June 3, 1918, the Supreme Court, in the case of Hammer v. Dagenhart, overturned the Keating-Owen Child Labor Act, once again proving a reactionary force in the fight for Americans to live decent lives. Child labor was a gigantic problem in early twentieth century America. Children as young as seven at times could be […]
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This is the grave of Harlan Stone. Born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire in 1872, Stone graduated from Amherst College in 1894. He taught for a bit and then decided on law school, attending Columbia and both finishing his degree and passing the bar in 1898. He rose very fast in the law profession, showing great […]
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Will Janus Only Apply to Unions?

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On September 9, 2018
I know I can’t wait for cases like this to get to the Supreme Court where Roberts and Friends can decide that the free speech definition used in Janus only applies to labor unions. Citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down earlier this year, two lawyers have sued the Oregon State Bar alleging that […]
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This is the grave of Lewis Powell. Born in 1907 in Suffolk, Virginia to wealthy parents, Powell attended Washington and Lee University and wanted to study the law because he felt lawyers made history. He graduated in 1929 and then finished at the law school at the same school in 1931. He then went to […]
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