On This Date in Legal History

President Nixon nominated Harry A. Blackmun to the United States Supreme Court. At the time he was a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Justice Harry Blackmun

Justice Harry Blackmun

On May 12, 1970, the Senate confirmed his nomination by a vote of 94-0 vote. See the Congressional Record at http://goo.gl/I5Gboq. He remained on the Supreme Court for 24 years. Learn more about Justice Blackmun at https://goo.gl/ad3tKl and https://goo.gl/ESq4pe.

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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