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On This Date in Legal History

President Eisenhower nominated John Marshall Harlan to the United States Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed his appointment in a 71-11 vote. He served on the court for over 16 years. He retired on September 23, 1971. Learn more about this … Continue reading

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Justice John Marshall Harlan

President Eisenhower nominated John Marshall Harlan to the United States Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed his appointment ( in a vote 71-11), and he was sworn in as an Associate Justice on March 28, 1955. He served on the court … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1971 President Nixon nominated William H. Rehnquist to replace Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan on the United States Supreme Court.  On December 10, 1971, the Senate confirmed his nomination. Fifteen years later, President Reagan nominated him to … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this day in 1911 John Marshall Harlan passed away. From 1877 to 1911 he was an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court where he earned the reputation as the “great dissenter.” He’s probably best known for his … Continue reading

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Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan

President Eisenhower nominated John Marshall Harlan to the United States Supreme Court.  He was confirmed by the Senate ( in a vote 71-11) and sworn in as an Associate Justice on March 28, 1955.  He served on the court for … Continue reading

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