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Takings, monument cases top Court’s Long Conference list

September 24, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

On Monday, the eight Justices currently on the Supreme Court will consider a long list of appeals for its next term, including several high-profile cases.

10 fascinating facts about the Supreme Court on its birthday

September 24, 2018 By NCC Staff

It was back on this day in 1789 that Congress passed the act that officially created the federal judiciary system that included the Supreme Court and other federal courts.

Fala, the dog who helped win a presidential election

September 23, 2018 By NCC Staff

On September 23, 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made his famous Fala speech, which became a defining moment in his fourth presidential campaign. So who was the Scottish Terrier that helped FDR win his closest race?

From hero to traitor: Benedict Arnold’s day of infamy

September 21, 2018 By NCC Staff

On September 21, 1780, Revolutionary War hero Benedict Arnold turned his back on his country in a secret meeting with a top British official. So how did Arnold, with his patriot’s pedigree, become the most-hated man in America?

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