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On This Date in Legal History

On August 11, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt announced the recess appointment of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. to the United States Supreme Court after accepting Justice Gray’s resignation. See President Roosevelt’s letter to Justice Gray at http://goo.gl/S5ZtnF.  To learn about Justice Holmes … Continue reading

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