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On This Date in Legal History

From 1891-1906 Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown served on the United States Supreme Court. On September 4, 1913, he passed away. Learn more about this justice at http://goo.gl/A8NfM7.

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Former Supreme Court Justice Henry B. Brown

President Benjamin Harrison nominated Henry Billings Brown to the United States Supreme Court. On December 29, 1890, the Senate confirmed his nomination. He served on the Court until 1906. Justice Brown authored hundreds of decisions; however, he’s best remembered for … Continue reading

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Remembering Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown

In 1890 President Harrison nominated Henry Billings Brown to the United States Supreme Court.  He served on the Court until this date in 1906. He authored hundreds of decisions; however, he’s best remembered for writing the majority opinion in Plessy v. … Continue reading

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