This Day at Law

First person hanged in North America for witchcraft

On May 27, 1627, Achsah (sometimes rendered "Alice") Young of Windsor, Connecticut, became the first person executed in North America for witchcraft. Learn more about the legal history of witchcraft in Connecticut.

ICTY indictes former Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milošević

On May 27, 1999, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) indicted Slobodan Milošević for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Learn more about the trial of Slobodan Milošević from the ICTY.

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