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Origins of the Bill of Rights

Origins of the Bill of Rights

When many Americans think of civil liberties, they think first of the Bill of Rights. The first ten amendments to the Constitution are some of the most important guarantors of freedom in America. Unfortunately, many people think the Founding Fathers just thought these...
Origins of the Supreme Court

Origins of the Supreme Court

As the highest court in the land, the U.S. Supreme Court to hear about 100 to 150 court cases a year. With its power, it can even deem an executive or legislative act as unconstitutional. It aims to ensure that lower courts or other governmental decisions do not...