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Abe Fortas

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Law.

Associate Justice, 1965–69

Born: June 19, 1910, Memphis, Tenn. Education: Southwestern College, B.A., 1930; Yale Law School, LL.B., 1933 Previous government...

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Abington School District v. Schempp

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Politics.

374 U.S. 203 (1963) Vote: 8–1 For the Court: Clark Concurring: Brennan, Douglas, and Goldberg Dissenting: Stewart

374 U.S. 203 (1963)

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Abrams v. United States

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Politics.

250 U.S. 616 (1919) Vote: 7–2 For the Court: Clarke Dissenting: Holmes and Brandeis

250 U.S. 616 (1919)

Vote: 7–2

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administration of federal courts

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Law.

The Supreme Court is in charge of the administration of the federal judicial system. The chief justice and associate justices participate in the work of the Judicial Conference of the ...

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Alfred Moore

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Politics.

Associate Justice, 1800–1804

Born: May 21, 1755, New Hanover County, N.C. Education: studied law under his father Previous government service: North Carolina...

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apportionment

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law — Politics.

Allocation of seats to regional units, or to parties under systems of proportional representation.

Territorial apportionment is usually a process of adjusting the seats allocated...

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Arthur Goldberg

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Politics.

Associate Justice, 1962–65

Born: Aug. 8, 1908, Chicago, Ill. Education: Northwestern University, B.S.L., 1929; J.D., 1929 Previous government service: U.S....

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assembly and association

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Law.

Freedom of assembly and association is indispensable to self-government. Assembly is a public act by a group to convey a message; association is often an element of assembly, but it ...

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Barron v. Baltimore

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Law.

7 Pet. 243 (1833) Vote: 7–0 For the Court: Marshall

7 Pet. 243 (1833)

Vote: 7–0

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Benjamin R. Curtis

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Law.

Associate Justice, 1851–57

Born: Nov. 4, 1809, Watertown, Mass. Education: Harvard College, A.B., 1829; Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1832 Previous government...

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