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Jan 28
The ugly fight over Louis Brandeis’ Supreme Court nomination

The ugly fight over Louis Brandeis’ Supreme Court nomination

On January 28, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson nominated the successful Boston attorney Louis Brandeis to the Supreme Court. Although Brandeis is a mostly revered figure today, his battle to get a seat at the Court was ugly and hard-fought

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Jan 27
Constitution Check: Is the Supreme Court going to rule out lethal-drug executions?

Constitution Check: Is the Supreme Court going to rule out lethal-drug executions?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the challenging and complicated decision facing the Supreme Court about lethal injections and the Eighth Amendment.

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