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"Being Then & There a Person of the Female Sex": A Citizen's Right to Vote

On January 23, 1873, one hundred and forty-four years ago, a federal grand jury of men, in Albany, New York, indicted Susan B. Anthony for being a female. 1,319 more words


Roe v. Wade

On this day in 1973, a historic Supreme Court decision in Roe vv. Wade legalized abortion. Roe v. Wade is a landmark decision by the Supreme Court on the issue of abortion. 262 more words

This Day In History

Help when children falsely removed by DCFS in Cook County, IL

Who to Contact if children falsely removed by DCFS

The Family Defense Center

70 E. Lake St, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-251-9800
Fax: 312-251-9801… 273 more words

I Have a Dream

This is a day to mark not just the life and accomplishments of a man, but to remind us of his intent.  I’ll jump right into the deep end.  506 more words

Deconstructing History

Today in Texas History - Jan 11

From the Annals of Criminal Justice    In 1954, the landmark appeal styled Hernández v. the State of Texas was brought before the United States Supreme Court.  223 more words

Today In Texas History

America's Constitution by Akhil Reed Amar

America’s Constitution: A Biography by Akhil Reed Amor (c 2005)

This is a very long book, 477 pages including the postscript, plus back matter that includes the text of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, plus extensive notes, and an index that brings it up to 655 pages. 2,159 more words


Featured Document: A Right to a Fair Trial

Gideon v. Wainwright (1963), is the landmark the Supreme Court decision that requires states to provide defense attorneys for criminal defendants who can’t afford them. … 420 more words

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