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It goes back to the election of 1800, when Thomas Jefferson and the Democrat-Republicans beat the Federalists of John Adams. And it’s full of politics because Adams, the last time he was in office, appointed these judges. And when Jefferson came in, he decided he didn’t want those judges. Back then, the inauguration, the change

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Without question, Roe v. Wade is one of the most controversial decisions. It’s a case, but it’s also a symbol. It’s the only Supreme Court case that most Americans can cite by name. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court today legalized abortions. Roe was interesting because it did articulate the right to abortion as

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Mr. Beat presents Supreme Court Briefs St. Louis, Missouri Some time between 1830 and 1833 Dr. John Emerson, a United States Army surgeon, buys a slave named Dred Scott. Emerson moved around a lot, and he always took Scott with him. In 1836, Emerson moved to Fort Armstrong, Illinois, taking Scott with him of course.

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Old TV shows made it seem really easy to appeal to the Supreme Court. Like when this lady wanted to fight her speeding ticket. Or on Gilligan’s Island, when Thurston Howell is locked in a bamboo jail and he says, But even though they make it sound like a right, nobody is entitled to an

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-Welcome to the show! -I am so happy to be here. Thank you. -We’re very happy to have you. We do not — You are the first Supreme Court Justice we’ve ever had on the show. This a big deal for us. -Well, I hope not the last. -I hope not the last, too. We’ve

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Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today, finally, we are stepping into the big leagues. That’s right, I’m trying out for the Cubs. No, we’re gonna talk about how the Supreme Court of the United States actually works! I could try out for the Cubs right, Stan? Sometimes people

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