Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Although Christmas is for many Americans a religious occasion, the federal courts have upheld its status as a legal holiday.
One court reasoned that "by giving federal employees a paid vacation day on Christmas, the government is doing no more than recognizing the cultural significance of the holiday."
But did you know that each state of the First Circuit celebrates the holiday in a unique way? Here's an overview of some Christmas traditions found in the circuit's five jurisdictions:
Happy holidays, First Circuit!