January 20, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On January 20, 2009, Barack Obama was inaugurated following his successful campaign in the 2008 presidential election. Delivering his inaugural address in Washington, DC, shortly after taking the oath of office as the 44th US president, Obama insisted that his administration would pursue US ...[read more]
June 1, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The legislative committee of the Israeli cabinet on Sunday rejected a bill that would make a declaration of allegiance to a Jewish, Zionist and democratic Israel a prerequisite to the issuance of a national identity card. The measure was proposed last week by Knesset member David Rotem o... ...[read more]
January 22, 2009
by Christian Ehret
US President Barack Obama retook the presidential oath of office Wednesday, administered by Chief Justice John Roberts, following minor mistakes the two made in the wording of the oath during Tuesday's inauguration ceremony. White House lawyer Greg Craig addressed the issue on Wednesday, maint... ...[read more]
January 20, 2009
by Bernard Hibbitts
Delivering his inaugural address Tuesday in Washington DC shortly after taking the oath of office as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama insisted that his administration would pursue US national interests without sacrificing basic legal principles enshrined in the US Constitution ...[read more]
December 4, 2006
by JURIST Commentator
Ali Khan: On January 4, 2006, Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) will make history by taking the oath of office as the first Muslim elected to the US House of Representatives. He has decided to take the oath on the Quran, the holy book of Islam. January 4th should be a day of celebration for Americans... ...[read more]

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