The History Book Club - SUPREME COURT OF THE U.S.: #12 - CHIEF JUSTICE HARLAN FISKE STONE Showing 1-11 of 11
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Harlan Fiske Stone
May 14, PM. Biography: Harlan Fiske Stone divided his early professional life between the private practice of law and teaching. He was Dean of the Columbia Law School. Within a year, Stone was appointed to the Supreme Court. Stone's experience in academic work was good preparation for his tenure on the High Court where he articulated a central tenet of his judicial philosophy: the concept of judicial self- restraint. In his early experience on the bench, Stone was often at odds with many of his colleagues who sought to impose their policy preferences in the name of the Constitution. Stone continued to battle against the imposition of personal policy preference while chief justice, though the impetus for change came this time from his liberal colleagues.
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Hughes succeeded William Howard Taft as Chief Justice after the latter's retirement, and Hughes served as Chief Justice until his retirement, at which point Harlan Stone was nominated and confirmed as Hughes's replacement. Roosevelt 's New Deal policies. As president, Taft had appointed Hughes to the position of Associate Justice in , and Hughes had remained on the Court until his resignation in to run for president. Holmes retired in and was succeeded by Benjamin N. Roosevelt made his first appointment to the court in , replacing the retiring Van Devanter with Hugo Black.
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Hugo Lafayette Black February 27, — September 25, was an American lawyer, politician, and jurist who served as a U. Roosevelt in both the and presidential elections. He was the first of nine Roosevelt nominees to the Court,  and he outlasted all except for William O. The fifth longest-serving justice in Supreme Court history , Black was one of the most influential Supreme Court justices in the 20th century. He is noted for his advocacy of a textualist reading of the United States Constitution and of the position that the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights were imposed on the states "incorporated" by the Fourteenth Amendment. During his political career, Black was regarded as a staunch supporter of liberal policies and civil liberties.