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This Day at Law

UNICEF established

On December 11, 1946, the United Nations General Assembly established the UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to aid child victims of World War II. UNICEF became a permanent UN agency in 1953. Learn more about the mission of UNICEF and read the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child.

US Supreme Court heard Bush v. Gore

On December 11, 2000, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Bush v. Gore Presidential recount case. Listen to the arguments and/or read the transcripts on Oyez, the Supreme Court multimedia website at Northwestern University.

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