“No man in this country is so high that he is above the law.” Great words by the U.S. Supreme Court indeed, but only 13 percent of last week’s quiz takers knew that the sentence came from U.S. v. Lee, an 1882 case over Robert E. Lee’s property being appropriated by the United States for what is now Arlington National Cemetery.
Fifty-four percent guessed it came from 1974′s U.S. v. Nixon, and 23 percent thought it was penned in Marbury v. Madison from 1803. Eleven percent thought it was from Clinton v. Jones.
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