February 18 Legal History By Karen Conti Karen Conti is a litigation attorney and owner of ContiLaw LLC. She is a regular legal commentator on CNN and the local Fox affiliate. She hosts a radio show every Sunday on WGN AM 720 from 7 to 9 p.m. to discuss current legal events and to answer listeners’ questions. Posted February 18, 2020 11:48 AM 1970 The Chicago Seven defendants are found not guilty of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. 1988 Anthony M. Kennedy was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice.