On Feb. 2, we will watch a football game and get a gauge on the remainder of the winter from a groundhog.
More than likely, not too many people outside the legal world will remember that the Supreme Court convened for the first time on Feb. 2, 1790. Ironically, the Supreme Court’s first attempt to convene on Feb. 1 failed as only three justices made it to the session. A fourth justice arrived on the second, completing a quorum and the first session opened and then closed without a single case being heard.
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