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An excerpt from the Lincoln Telegraph stating: The Supreme Judicial Court have unanimously decided in the case of Abner Kneeland, found guilty of blasphemy, that the defendant has no right to appeal to the United States Supreme Court. Kneeland was directed to appear on Saturday for sentence, but at his request the sentence was postponed.

A History of Blasphemy Laws in the United States

Photo of Mike Queen with two dogs on the National Mall with the Washington Monument in the background

A Interview with Mike Queen, Legislative Data Specialist

Men on the dock watching crowded ships in the distance throwing items overboard. Text on right side refers to the Boston Tea Party.

The 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

Print shows a winter scene with people ice skating on a river, a woman feeding chickens in front of a house on the right, and people walking along the road to a church in the background.

Upcoming US Law Webinars – January 2024

The Law Library’s New Report on the Regulation of Stem Cell Research

Screenshot from signed Lieber Collection item page that reads “From the Library of G. Norman Lieber.”

An Introduction to the Lieber Collection

This picture shows a German Buamkuchen (tree cake) with one slice cut.

Legal Layers of Delight – The Origins of German “Tree Cake”

The Architect Who Designed the District of Columbia – Pic of the Week

An aerial black and white image of a crowded courtroom with individual in military dress, standing alongside tables with white papers scrattered across.

Bite-Sized Legal Research Tutorial: Military Legal Resources