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The Nineteenth Amendment

The Nineteenth Amendment

Passed by Congress on June 4, 1919, the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920.  It was first introduced in Congress in 1878.  By 1912, nine states in the West – Wyoming being the first in 1890 – had already legislated for women to...
Five Things to Know

Five Things to Know

Although the Jacob Burns Law Library is closed, we’re here to help with our virtual services.  The library staff continue to work to help you with your legal research requests.   Here are five things to know: Our virtual desk is open Monday – Friday, 9am...
The Nineteenth Amendment

27th Amendment Ratified May 7, 1992

The 27th Amendment requires that no change in compensation for a Representative or a Senator “shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.” The intent of the amendment was to prohibit sitting members of Congress from...
Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Although the law library is closed, we are still here to help.  We’re working remotely to answer your questions about legal research.  You can reach us: 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday – Sunday. Contact us: Email: ...