John Jay is most well remembered for co-writing the Federalist Papers and serving as the President of the Continental Congress (1778-1779) and first Chief Justice of the United States (1789-1795). (photo: Reproduction courtesy of the Supreme Court Historical Society)
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…
Susan Nanes. Prior to joining Pond Lehocky, Susan Nanes spent seven years as a law clerk to Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. During that time, she researched and wrote over 50 majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions, and over 100 allocatur reports.
THURGOOD MARSHALL | Today in History - October 2, 1967: Chief Justice Earl Warren swears in Thurgood Marshall, the first black justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. || Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 - January 24, 1993) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991.
Today the Human Rights Campaign of Alabama dropped off petitions containing 28,000 signatures asking the Judicial Inquiry Commission to conduct an investigation in an ethics complaint filed against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.