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Federal Judicial History
The Center conducts research and produces resources on the history of the judicial branch of the federal government. These resources include compilations of historical data on the courts, information about judges and judicial administration, as well as publications on federal judicial history. The Center also maintains a biographical directory of Article III judges from 1789 to the present, engages in outreach and education on federal judicial history, and works to promote the preservation of the history of the judicial branch.
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#SCOTUS decided U.S. v Carolene Products Co. #OTD in 1938; footnote 4 ("most important fn in con law"): the presumption of constitutionality may be set aside and higher level of scrutiny given to certain types of laws, including those directed at "discrete and insular minorities" https://t.co/KvEhVT0OR110 hours 57 min ago
Thomas Cooper, a newspaper editor who printed a handbill critical of President John Adams, was sentenced in the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Pennsylvania #OTD in 1800 to 6 months imprisonment and a $400 fine for violating the Sedition Act of 1798 https://t.co/akh7Qh9JQm https://t.co/ObsViY8I8Z1 day 11 hours ago
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