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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

IOC bars South Africa over Apartheid

On August 18, 1964, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) barred South Africa from participating in the Summer Olympics due to the country's Apartheid policy. The nation would not be reinstated until 1992.Learn more about the banishment of South Africa by the IOC from the BBC.

Nineteenth Amendment ratified

On August 18, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, establishing women's suffrage, was ratified by the states. Learn more about the Nineteenth Amendment.

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