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William Howard Taft as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, the job he much preferred to the presidency. Taft is the only American EVER to serve in all three branches of the government.

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On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren hands down an unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Edu, ruling that racial segregation in public educational facilities is unconstitutional. When Linda Brown was denied admission to her local elementary school, NAACP took up her case and her African American lawyer (and future Supreme Court Justice) Thurgood Marshal led her legal team. This decision served to greatly motivate the civil rights movement of the 50's and 60's.

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Frederick, Md., is debating how to remove a bronze bust of Roger Brooke Taney, the Supreme Court chief justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision.

Top News: "ZAMBIA: Supreme Court Says Edgar Lungu's Inauguration Must Go On" - http://politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Court-Order-Court-Decision-790x395.jpg - "The court has declined to grant the application on grounds that as a single judge he has no jurisdiction," Keith Mweemba, a lawyer Hakainde Hichilema said. on Politicoscope - http://politicoscope.com/2016/09/12/zambia-supreme-court-says-edgar-lungus-inauguration-must-go-on/.

First Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay Founding Father John Jay (1745-1829) was appointed by President George Washington as the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He also coauthored the federalist papers

Today in Black History, 11/30/2013 - Thurgood Marshall became the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States in 1967. For more info, check out today's notes!

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Rumor?: U.S. Chief Justice Roberts Signed Off On Interpol To Arrest And Remove Obama on 25 Charges of Treason. 4.19.14

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