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7 Aug 2018, 3:39 pm by David Kopel
Thurmond was the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. [read post]
21 May 2015, 8:27 am by NCC Staff
A famous real-life filibuster involved Senator Strom Thurmond, who held the Senate floor for 24 hours in an attempt to block the Civil Rights Act of 1957. [read post]
10 Mar 2016, 1:03 pm by Andrew Hamm
Thurmond refused to waive – as was typically done – a rule prohibiting committee meetings while the Senate was in session on the floor. [read post]
22 Mar 2021, 5:01 am by Jordan Brunner
   These companies have been “blacklisted” under Section 1237 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 1999, as amended. [read post]
19 Jan 2015, 6:28 pm
It had its legal beginning in 1896, when the Supreme Court rendered a decision known as the Plessy v. [read post]