Remembering Justice Potter Stewart

On January 23, 1915, former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart was born.  Before his appointment to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 1954, Justice Stewart earned his undergraduate and law degree from Yale, was an officer in the U.S. Navy, worked at a private law firm, and served as a City Councilman and Vice-Mayor in Cincinnati.  Then in 1958 President Eisenhower nominated him to the United States Supreme Court. He served on the Court for over 22 years. During his earlier years, Justice Stewart was labeled a conservative, but as time passed, he couldn’t be pigeonholed into one political camp.  He sometimes aligned himself with the liberal wing.  Many would describe him as a pragmatist.  If you’d like to learn more about Justice Stewart, the most interesting and concise source I found was published by the Akron Law Reviewhttps://www.uakron.edu/dotAsset/727261.pdf.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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