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On This Date in Legal History

On September 19, 1907, Lewis F. Powell Jr. was born.  From 1972-1987 he served on the United States Supreme Court. Learn more about Justice Powell at http://goo.gl/6cnsSi.

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On This Date in Legal History

President George W. Bush nominated John G. Roberts, Jr., initially, to fill retiring Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s seat on the United States Supreme Court. However, after Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist passed away, on September 5, 2005, President Bush … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

John Blair, Jr. was a signer of the U.S. Constitution and a former Supreme Court justice. In 1789 George Washington appointed him to the court, and he served as a justice until 1796. On August 31, 1800, he passed away. … Continue reading

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Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

On January 27, 1955, John Roberts was born.  Learn more about our Chief Justice at https://goo.gl/sXs5DZ and https://goo.gl/I5LJYA.

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Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr

On September 19, 1907, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. was born.  From 1972-1987 he served on the United States Supreme Court.  Learn more about Justice Powell at http://goo.gl/6cnsSi.

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 11, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt announced the recess appointment of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. to the United States Supreme Court after accepting Justice Gray’s resignation. Visit President Roosevelt’s Library to read a letter he wrote to Justice Gray– http://goo.gl/S5ZtnF. … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

A high school student, Alfonso Lopez, Jr., was arrested and charged with violating the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990 after bringing a (concealed) handgun and 5 bullets into his school.  He moved to dismiss his indictment arguing the law … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1902 President Theodore Roosevelt nominated Oliver Wendell Holmes to the United States Supreme Court.  On December 8 he was sworn in as an Associate Justice. Learn more about this respected jurist by listening to these very … 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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Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

On September 19, 1907, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. was born.  From 1972-1987 he served on the United States Supreme Court.  Learn more about the Supreme Court justice @ http://goo.gl/6cnsSi.

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Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

President George W. Bush nominated John G. Roberts, Jr., initially, to fill retiring Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s seat on the United States Supreme Court. However, after Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist passed away on September 3, 2005, on this … Continue reading

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Remembering Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

On September 19,1907, United States Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell was born, and on this day in 1998 he passed away. In 1971, President Nixon nominated him to the Supreme Court. On June 26, 1987, he retired from the … Continue reading

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