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Sittings

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
13775
Feb 13 1976

Chief Justice Bora Laskin

Supreme Court of Canada
Photographed for the Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, of which he is chancellor
13620
Jun 14 1974

Eugene F. Sullivan

Judge retired from the New York State Supreme Court Bench for Oswego County Court House
12404
Jun 24 1964

Dr. Gerhard Muller

President of the Supreme Court, Bundesverfassungsgericht
9193
Apr 25 1944

Mr. Potter

Press Officer, Supreme Court of the USA

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  • Justice William Brennan

Legacy

Supreme Court Justices

This week the United States will seat a new supreme court justice. Yousuf Karsh photographed several North American justices, from the 1930s to the 1970s. […]

Justice Tom C. Clark

Thomas Campbell Clark was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. […]

Justice Felix Frankfurter

New to our digital archives: Felix Frankfurter, a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the United States Supreme Court. […]

Earl Warren

October 5th marks the anniversary of Earl Warren’s swearing-in as the 14th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. […]

Thurgood Marshall

President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court on this day, in 1967. […]

René Lévesque

This portrait of René Lévesque, a minister of the government of Quebec, is included in a book about Canadian Supreme Court justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé. […]

Roe vs. Wade

45 years ago today the United States Supreme Court made its decision that a right to privacy extended to a woman’s decision to have an abortion. […]

The Warren Commission

On this day, November 29, in 1963, one week after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot, President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Warren Commission. Leading the investigation into the assassination was Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. […]

Thurgood Marshall

On this day, August 30, in 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first African American to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. […]

Voting Rights Act

On August 6, in 1965, US President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, guaranteeing African Americans the right to vote. […]

Watergate Scandal

On July 24, 1974, in United States v. Nixon, the Court ruled unanimously that claims of executive privilege over the “Watergate” tapes were void. […]

Canada Day

Canada Day is a federal statutory holiday which celebrates the anniversary of July 1, 1867. […]

Earl Warren: Brown v. Board of Education

“…the extent to which we maintain the spirit of our constitution with its Bill of Rights, will in the long run do more to make it both secure and the object of adulation than the number of hydrogen bombs we stockpile.” […]

Exhibit Citizen Karsh’s Collection

In a letter to the Ottawa Citizen, Lilly Koltun, PhD, Director General (ret’d), Portrait Gallery of Canada, writes: “Exhibit citizen Karsh’s collection” […]

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