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This Day at Law

Violent protesters arrested at international economic summit

On September 26, 2000, police in Prague scuffled with and arrested dozens of violent protesters who were attempting to disrupt the G-20 economic summit taking place there. Despite hurling stones and Molotov cocktails at security forces, the anti-globalization activists failed to prevent meetings as they did in Seattle during the 1999 G-20 conference.

First Chief Justice of the United States commissioned

On September 26, 1789, John Jay was commissioned as the first Chief Justice of the United States following his confirmation by the Senate.

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