On This Date in Legal History

On April 11, 1862, Charles Evans Hughes was born. From 1910-1916 he was an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court, and from 1930 to 1941 he was the Chief Justice. He was the 39th Governor of New York (1907-1910), and he served as Secretary of State (1921-1925).  For years he practiced as a lawyer (his firm still exists today) and he taught law. He was a very well-respected jurist.

Charles Evans Hughes

Charles Evans Hughes

Robert H. Jackson once said of Justice Hughes– “[H]e looks like God and talks like God.” I highly recommend you listen to C-Span’s program on Justice Charles Evans Hughes @ https://goo.gl/0aL5lr.

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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