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Sat May 17, 2014, 10:29 PM

A day that will live in glory

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Love this note from Justice Frankfurter to Chief Justice Warren after release of the Brown opinion 60 yrs ago today. pic.twitter.com/RckKeHIQXR


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bigtree May 2014 OP
Cha May 2014 #1
NBachers May 2014 #2
Brother Buzz May 2014 #3
bigtree May 2014 #4

Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sat May 17, 2014, 10:52 PM

1. Mahalo bigtree.. yes it certainly has!

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sat May 17, 2014, 11:45 PM

2. Let's see who nominated the members of that Warren Court . . .



The members of the Warren Court, taken in 1953. Back row (left to right): Tom Clark, Robert H. Jackson, Harold Burton, and Sherman Minton. Front row (left to right): Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Chief Justice Earl Warren, Stanley Reed, and William O. Douglas.

Tom Clark - Nominated by Harry Truman
Robert H. Jackson - Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harold Burton - Nominated by Harry Truman
Sherman Minton - Nominated by Harry Truman
Felix Frankfurter - Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Hugo Black - Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Chief Justice Earl Warren - Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower
Stanley Reed - Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt
William O. Douglas - Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Response to NBachers (Reply #2)

Sat May 17, 2014, 11:54 PM

3. Eisenhower wanted a do over on his only nomination.

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Response to NBachers (Reply #2)

Sun May 18, 2014, 12:20 AM

4. interesting that FDR nominated Felix Frankfurter

. . . wonder if he was harkening back FDR's 'date which will live in infamy' remark?

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