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JURIST Guest Columnist L. Ali Khan of the Washburn University School of Law discusses the battle over public education funding in Kansas... Since 2010, Kansas has been litigating the funding of K-12 public education. The Kansas Supreme Court has rendered four decisions repeatedly instructing the state legislature to provide adequate and equitable funding for Kansas public schools. In its latest decision of September 2017, the Supreme Court has given another nine months to the state …


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This Day at Law

President Kennedy announces blockade of Cuba

On October 22, 1962, President John Kennedy announced a naval blockade of Cuba. After six days of negotiations, the Soviet Union agreed to remove its missiles from Cuba, ending the Cuban Missile Crisis.Learn more about the Cuban Missile Crisis from the George Washington University.

French king revoked Edict of Nantes on religious freedom

On October 22, 1685, the Edict of Nantes, which permitted religious freedom in France, was revoked by King Louis XIV, prompting thousands of French Protestants - Huguenots - to flee the country.Read the instrument of revocation in English.

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