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This Day at Law

Income tax amendment ratified

On February 25, 1913, the 16th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, creating the Income Tax.Read more from FindLaw on the history and purpose of the 16th Amendment.

European Court rules against hitting schoolchildren in the UK

On February 25, 1982, In Campbell & Cosans v. The United Kingdom, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that parents can prevent teachers in the United Kingdom from striking their schoolchildren. At the time of the court's decision, the UK was the only western European nation that permitted corporal punishment in schools.

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