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Hugo Black

Hugo Black About American politician, jurist, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. Other Informations He made his name as a Democratic senator who was focused on rooting out corruption in the system, especially when it came to the Air Mail scandal and various lobbying practices. He supported the New Deal, especially the Judiciary Reorganization Bill of …

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William Henry Moody

William Henry Moody About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1906 to 1910. Other Informations He graduated from Harvard University in 1876 where he befriended fellow classmate President Theodore Roosevelt. His legacy was honored when The USS Moody (DD-277), a U.S. Navy destroyer, was named after him. His parents were …

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William Burnham Woods

William Burnham Woods About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1880 to 1887. Other Informations He graduated from Yale University in 1845. He was a judge on what became the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit prior to becoming an associate justice. He had a brother named Charles. …

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Maria Lourdes Sereno

Maria Lourdes Sereno About In 2012, Sereno was appointed Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court. Previously, she had served as an Associate Justice and had headed two organizations: Accesslaw Inc. and the Asian Institute of Management Policy Center. Other Informations After receiving a degree in economics from Ateneo de Manila University, she earned a …

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Harlan F. Stone

Harlan F. Stone About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1925 to 1941 and later became the 12th Chief Justice of the U.S. Other Informations He graduated from Amherst College in 1894. He was a supporter of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, a view not held by many …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg About Associate justice of the Supreme Court nominated by Bill Clinton in 1993. She is well-known for constant advocation of gender equality. Other Informations She worked with the ACLU to advance the treatment of women after she graduated from Columbia Law School. She continued her work for women’s equality on the Supreme …

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Peter Vivian Daniel

Peter Vivian Daniel About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1841 to 1860. Other Informations He attended the College of New Jersey. He was a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia prior to becoming a Supreme Court justice. He was born to a family …

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Potter Stewart

Potter Stewart About Judge who said, “Hard-core adult entertainment is hard to define, but I know it when I see it,” when coming to his decision for the Jacobellis v. Ohio case. Other Informations He worked in a private law firm for some time after serving in the Naval Reserve during World War II, and …

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Mahlon Pitney

Mahlon Pitney About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1912 to 1922. He was libertarian in his opinions. Other Informations He graduated from Princeton College. He was one of two Supreme Court Justices to be nominated by President William Taft and then serve during Taft’s tenure as Chief Justice of …

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Noah Haynes Swayne

Noah Haynes Swayne About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1862 to 1881. Other Informations He was admitted to the Virginia bar in 1823 and went on to start a private practice in Ohio. He was one of five justices nominated to the Court by President Abraham Lincoln. He was …

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Robert Cooper Grier

Robert Cooper Grier About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1846 to 1870. Other Informations He graduated from Dickinson College in 1812. He was one of two Northerners that sided with the majority in the landmark Dred v. Scott case, which ruled that African Americans weren’t citizens and thus couldn’t …

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Joseph Rucker Lamar

Joseph Rucker Lamar About Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1910 to 1916. Other Informations He graduated from Bethany College in 1877. He wrote opinions dealing with the early 1900s Leo Frank case in which a Jewish-American factory superintendent was convicted of murdering one of his workers and was then …