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On This Date in Legal History

On September 26, 1789, the Senate confirmed John Jay as the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He also served as the first Chief Judge of the New York Supreme Court. Learn more about the Justice’s other … Continue reading

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The First Scheduled Supreme Court Session

On February 1, 1790, the United States Supreme Court was scheduled to meet for the first time in New York City.  The Court was made up of six Justices. Chief Justice John Jay had to postpone the meeting; however, since … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On September 26, 1789, the Senate confirmed John Jay as the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He also served as the first Chief Justice of the New York Supreme Court. Learn more about the Justice’s other … Continue reading

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The First Scheduled Supreme Court Session

On February 1, 1790, the United States Supreme Court was scheduled to meet for the first time in New York City.  The Court was made up of six Justices (today there are nine). Chief Justice John Jay had to postpone … Continue reading

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Chief Justice John Jay

On this day in 1789 John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.  Learn more at http://goo.gl/clT2In or http://goo.gl/WtEfEh.

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