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Treason and Cramer v. United States

My Country – Treason The word treason gets thrown around way too often. But what exactly does the Constitution consider treason? Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them,...

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Bankruptcy, Panics, and Bail-Outs

My Country – Bankruptcy Laws Growing up in Chicago, one voice speaks above all else on bankruptcy: Peter Francis Geraci. Not a summer day went by without his dulcet tones. On April 4, 1800,...