On This Date in Legal History

On May 19, 1921, former Chief Justice Edward Douglas White passed away. He served on the United States Supreme Court for 26 years. He was the first Associate Justice to become a Chief Justice on the high court.

Edward Douglass White Jr.

Edward Douglass White Jr.

More noteworthy, however, is that on the same day he was nominated to each position the Senate confirmed his appointment. That’s unheard of today. Learn more about Justice White at http://goo.gl/2bSwKv.

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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