On This Date in Legal History

On August 3, 1994, Justice Harry Blackmun retired from the Supreme Court after 24 years. He’s probably best known for writing the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade.

Justice Harry Blackmun

Justice Harry Blackmun

On the same day, Stephen Breyer (nominated by President Clinton) was sworn in as the 108th Supreme Court Justice. Take a look at the Court’s record at http://1.usa.gov/1MEDIN6.


Justice Stephen Breyer

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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