Hein & History: Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court Justice

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On August 30th, 1967 Thurgood Marshall was confirmed as a Supreme Court Justice, becoming the first African American to hold the title.

Thurgood-marshall-2From a young age, Marshall seemed destined for a place in the American justice system. His parents instilled in him an appreciation for the Constitution, a feeling that was reinforced by his schoolteachers, who forced him to read the document as punishment for his misbehavior. After graduating from Lincoln University in 1930, Marshall sought admission to the University of Maryland School of Law, but was turned away because of the school’s segregation policy, which effectively forbade blacks from studying with whites. Instead, Marshall attended Howard University Law School, from which he graduated magna cum laude in 1933. (Marshall later successfully sued Maryland School of Law for their unfair admissions policy.)

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AMERICAN SUPREME COURT AS AN INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL

By Herbert A. Smith

Over the course of history, the Supreme Court of the United States has been entrusted under the Federal Constitution with the decision of such controversies between the States of the American Union. Therefore, it is fitting to argue that any future international court of nations that is established be modeled after the Supreme Court of the United States. It is the author’s intent to emphasize the history of the Supreme Court as an international tribunal.

Item #: 592
ISBN: 9781575887500
Pages: viii,123p.
Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2003.

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FLAG AND THE LAW A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE TREATMENT OF THE AMERICAN FLAG BY THE SUPREME COURT & CONGRESS

By Marlyn Robinson & Christopher Simoni (Compilers)

The book is compiled and divided into five sections arrangedin chronological order. Section I contains the opinions of flag desecration and salute cases argued before the Supreme Court. Section II contains selective legislative provisions.Section III contains 26 major congressional hearings and reports identified by the compilers on the subject. Section IV contains an extensive bibliography. Section V contains records and briefs on microfiche held in a companion binder.

Item #: 13471
ISBN: 9780899418346
Pages: 3v.
Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 1993.

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JUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF CONTROVERSIES BETWEEN STATES OF THE AMERICAN UNION: CASES DECIDED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

Included in this expansive set are over 80 controversies between the States of the American Union that arose between 1799 and 1918 in which Scott makes a valiant effort to provide a foundation for the forming of an international court of arbitration. The personally-selected cases cover across-section of subjects and the additional prefatory material that Scott incorporates with each case provide clarity for the researcher and reinforces the significance of each dispute. This collection of cases is of great value to researchers of international law and its development, as well as to researchers of American constitutional history.

Item #: 7725
ISBN: 9781575887883
Pages: 2v.
Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2003.

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