John Paul Stevens (b. 20/4/1920) retired associate justice of the Supreme Court who served from 19/12/1975, until 29/6/2010. He was the oldest Justice then serving, the second-oldest serving Justice in the history of the Court,and the third longest-serving Justice in history. He was nominated by President Gerald Ford to replace the Court's longest-serving justice, William O. Douglas. Considered to have been on the liberal side of the Court at the time of his retirement.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has more than earned her reputation as a brilliant legal mind, champion of women and minorities, and general badass. The 82-year old is the oldest member of the Supreme Court, a moderate-liberal judge, and a
Abbot Kinney (1850 in New Brunswick, New Jersey – 1920 in Santa Monica, California) was a developer and conservationist. Kinney is best known for his "Venice of America" development in Los Angeles. In his travels to the California State Legislature in Sacramento, Kinney met Margaret Thornton, daughter of California Supreme Court Justice James Dabney Thornton. They were married in November 1884 and had seven children. The Venice Pier business was carried on by Kinney's oldest son Thornton.
Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg reflects on her role advancing women's rights in Harvard speech. Ginsburg, once a prominent women's rights lawyer and now the oldest active justice on the nation's highest court, spoke at an outdoor luncheon at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The institute gave her the Radcliffe Medal, which is awarded annually to an individual who has had a "transformative impact" on society.
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3/16/16 President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia today. At age 63, Garland is also the oldest person nominated to the Supreme Court since President Nixon named Justice Lewis Powell in 1971. He is a 19 year veteran of the DC Circuit — a court that is widely viewed as the second-most powerful in the nation —
"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of…
Robert Alphonso Taft, Sr - US Senator. A member of the Republican Party and a conservative, he served as a representative from the state of Ohio in the US Senate from 1939 until his death in 1953 and was regarded by historians as one of the most powerful US Senators of the 20th century. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio he was the oldest son of William Howard Taft, the 27th US President and later a US Supreme Court Justice.
Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg (1933) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US since 1993 (appointed by Bill Clinton). She is the second female justice (after Sandra Day O'Connor) and the first Jewish female justice, belonging to the liberal wing of the Court. The oldest judge. always was an advocate for the advancement of women's rights as a constitutional principle. Extremely progressive, is becoming a cult figure with a fansite and merchandise!