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  2. Ron Wyden - Wikipedia

    While teaching gerontology at several Oregon universities, Wyden founded the Oregon chapter of the Gray Panthers, which he led from 1974 to 1980. He was also the director of the Oregon Legal Services Center for Elderly, a nonprofit law service. From 1977 to 1979 he served on the Oregon State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators.

  3. Manhattan - Wikipedia

    Manhattan (/ m æ n ˈ h æ t ən, m ə n-/), known regionally as The City, is the most densely populated and geographically smallest of the five boroughs of New York City.It is the urban core of the New York metropolitan area, and coextensive with New York County, one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York.

  4. Arlington Memorial Bridge - Wikipedia

    Beginning in March 1964, at least one lane of the six-lane bridge was closed every day while repairs were made to the draw span. However, the bridge never fully closed. Additional work on the bridge occurred in November 1976. The draw span was immobilized and sealed, and the approaches on both ends of the bridge repaired.

  5. Sherbert v. Verner - Wikipedia

    Sherbert v. Verner, 374 U.S. 398 (1963), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment required the government to demonstrate both a compelling interest and that the law in question was narrowly tailored before it denied unemployment compensation to someone who was fired because her job requirements substantially conflicted ...

  6. Denver - Wikipedia

    The Denver County Court is an integrated Colorado County Court and Municipal Court and is managed by Denver instead of the state. Politics. While Denver elections are non-partisan, Democrats have long dominated the city's politics; most citywide officials are known to be registered with the Democratic party. The mayor's office has been occupied ...

  7. Citizens United v. FEC - Wikipedia

    Case summary. In the case, No. 08-205, 558 U.S. 310 (2010), the incorporated non-profit organization Citizens United wanted to air a film that was critical of Hillary Clinton and to advertise the film during television broadcasts, in violation of the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, commonly known as the McCain–Feingold Act or "BCRA" (pronounced "bik-ruh"), which prohibited ...

  8. Jim Crow laws - Wikipedia

    In 2020, the Supreme Court found, in Ramos v. Louisiana, that unanimous jury votes are required for criminal convictions at state levels, thereby nullifying Oregon's remaining law, and overturning previous cases in Louisiana. Later court cases. In 1971, the U.S. Supreme Court (the Burger Court), in Swann v.

  9. Mississippi State Penitentiary - Wikipedia

    Area code(s) 662: GNIS feature ID: 675442: Website: 675442 is the GNIS ID for the populated place. The GNIS ID for the "building" is 707754.