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This week in Supreme Court history: New limits on the spending power

June 30, 2017 By Symone Mazzotta

On June 23, 1987, the Supreme Court upheld the ability of the federal government to impose conditions on money received by the states.

West Virginia v. Barnette: The freedom to not pledge allegiance

June 14, 2017 By Symone Mazzotta

On June 14, 1943, the Supreme Court ruled that public school students cannot be forced to salute and pledge allegiance to the U.S. flag.

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