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JURIST Guest Columnist Glenn C. Smith of the California Western School of Law discusses the potential implications of the US Supreme Court's recent opinion in Masterpiece CakeshopOne of the year's most-watched Supreme Court controversies, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Limited v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, was never likely to deliver the full face-off between Religious Free Exercise and Anti-Discrimination Rights that many people expected. As I'll explain more fully below, cake baker Jack Phillip's claim to avoid administrative sanctions despite …

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This Day at Law

Adolf Eichmann sentenced to death in Israel

On December 15, 1961, former-Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann sentenced to death in Jerusalem, Israel. Known as the "architect of the Holocaust", Eichmann escaped to Argentina after World War II, until he was captured there by Israeli agents in 1960.Learn more about the trial of Adolf Eichmann from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Debs sentenced for leadership of Pullman strike

On December 15, 1894, US labor leader and socialist Eugene V. Debs was sentenced to six months imprisonment for his leadership of the Pullman railroad strike. Read a review of David Jay Papke, The Pullman Case: The Clash of Law and Capital in Industrial America (1998). Listen to brief remarks by Eugene V. Debs recorded in 1904. Visit the website of the Eugene V. Debs Foundation and tour the Debs House.

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