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On This Date in Legal History

On October 7, 2014, oral argument took place before the United States Supreme Court in Holt v. Hobbs.  A devout Muslim prisoner objected to a prison policy that prevented him from growing a ½-inch beard in accordance with his religious … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Justice Alito!

On April 1, 1950, Samuel A. Alito, Jr., was born in Trenton, New Jersey.  Justice Alito has been serving on the United States Supreme Court since January 31, 2006.  He was nominated by President George W. Bush to replace retiring … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 2005 President Bush nominated Samuel Alito to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the United States Supreme Court. At the time he was a justice on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

Last year on this date oral argument took place before the United States Supreme Court in Holt v. Hobbs.  A devout Muslim prisoner objected to a prison policy that prevented him from growing a ½-inch beard in accordance with his … Continue reading

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Bill Kristol Interviews Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito

This past week Justice Samuel Alito was interviewed on Conversations with Bill Kristol. To learn more about the 110th Supreme Court Justice listen to the program @ http://bit.ly/1MkGOGS. Justice Alito speaks about his education, his work as an attorney, the … Continue reading

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Three Justices Honored at Yale

Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas were recently honored at Yale Law School.  Following the award ceremony, they engaged in an informal, candid, discussion with Professor of Law Kate Stith.  The Justices shared tidbits from their personal lives, … Continue reading

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