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On This Date in Legal History

Since George Washington was the first president, he appointed every justice to the first Supreme Court.  On April 3, 1790, he wrote a letter to the justices expressing his belief that “the Judiciary System should not only be independent in … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On April 3, 1790, George Washington wrote a letter to the Justices of the United States Supreme Court expressing his belief that “the Judiciary System should not only be independent in its operations, but as perfect as possible in its … Continue reading

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Associate Justice John Blair, Jr.

In 1789 George Washington nominated John Blair, Jr. to the United States Supreme Court. He was confirmed by the Senate and served until this date in 1795. Learn more about this justice at http://www.constitutionday.com/blair-john-va.html and http://www.fjc.gov/public/home.nsf/hisj.

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On This Date in Legal History

On April 3, 1790, George Washington wrote a letter to the Justices of the United States Supreme Court expressing his belief that “the Judiciary system should not only be independent in its operation, but as perfect as possible in its … Continue reading

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George Washington Was Inaugurated On This Day In 1789

Today in 1789, George Washington was inaugurated as the first President of the United States.  The ceremony took place at Federal Hall in New York City, which was the capital at the time.  Read more @ http://goo.gl/OXbDiw.

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