2009 --- Barack Obama takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as he becomes the 44th president of the United States on Jan. 20, 2009, at the Capitol in Washington.
Kate Taney Billingsley grew up struggling with her family history. Her ancestor Roger B. Taney was the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision, issued March 6, 1857, that ruled Congress could not regulate slavery and that blacks could not be considered U.S. citizens. She grew up hearing relatives debate a thorny question: Should the family apologize to Scott's descendants for the decision? "What do you do with that kind of generational guilt?" she ask...
Five members of the Supreme Court (Chief Justice John Roberts and associate justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan) watch President Donald Trump speak to a joint session of Congress. (Don't they look delighted?)
Rose Elizabeth Bird was forty years old when in 1977 Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown chose her to become California’s first female supreme court chief justice.
Before the Supreme Court's current Chief Justice John Roberts was a judge he argued cases before the Supreme Court. According to Menlo Park resident...and more
U.S. On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren hands down an unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Edu, ruling that racial segregation in public educational facilities is unconstitutional. When Linda Brown was denied admission to her local elementary school, NAACP took up her case and her African American lawyer (and future Supreme Court Justice) Thurgood Marshal led her legal team. This decision served to greatly motivate the civil rights movement of the 50's and…
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Star lawyers getting preferential listing of cases of rich and famous clients in the Supreme Court is a trend that could be reversed under the new Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, as renowned lawyer Ram Jethmalani found out on Friday.