This Day at Law

Czechoslovakia communists resign

On November 24, 1989, the leaders of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia resigned to allow for a democratic reforms.

Lt. Calley ordered court-martialed for My Lai massacre

On November 24, 1969, US Army Lt. William L. Calley was ordered to stand trial by court martial for the massacre of over 100 civilians in the Vietnamese village of My Lai in March 1968. Read an overview of the My Lai Massacre Trial by Professor Douglas Linder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in JURIST's Famous Trials series.

Latest Readers


Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.