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This newspaper is the headlines after the U. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racially segregated public schools were unequal.This overturned the previous case of Plessy v. Newspaper Headlines, Old Newspaper, History Facts, World History, History Of Education, New Museum, Civil Rights Movement, Interesting History, Black History Month


This day in News History: May 17, 1954: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal.

Gary Gilmore (1940-1977) was convicted of two murders in Utah and later became famous for insisting his death sentence by firing squad be carried out. He was the first person executed in the U.S. after new death penalty laws were upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. His famous last words were: 'Let’s do it!' A book was written about his crimes~ "Executioner's Song" Famous Murders, Murder Most Foul, Natural Born Killers, Evil People, Mystery Of History, Criminology, Famous Last Words, Gangsters, Before Us

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Your customizable and curated collection of the best in trusted news plus coverage of sports, entertainment, money, weather, travel, health and lifestyle, combined with Outlook/Hotmail, Facebook, Twitter, Bing, Skype and more.

Sonia Sotomayor was the first Hispanic justice on the U. Supreme Court & the Female.go Sonia! Us Supreme Court, Supreme Court Justices, Puerto Rico, Sonia Sotomayor, Hispanic Women, Hispanic American, American Women, Hispanic Heritage Month, Women In History

Sonia Sotomayor

Nominated by President Barack Obama on May 26, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history.

Timothy Wayne Adams, death was by lethal injection. Adams was second on death row to die in Texas this year. Evil People, Crazy People, Lethal Injection, Natural Born Killers, Criminal Minds, Serial Killers, True Crime, Along The Way, That Way

What Data on Texas Death Row Executions Since 1972 Reveals

Demographic statistics about Texas's death row inmates shows how race, gender, and geography impact the use of the death penalty in the state.

photo is of Thurgood Marshall. Thurgood Marshall became the first African American Supreme Court justice on August Black History Facts, Black History Month, Brave, Black Pride, Before Us, African American History, History Books, Civil Rights, People

Good Counsel: How Thurgood Marshall Inspired Me

Thurgood Marshall made history as the first African-American to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Before becoming a judge, he was a lawyer who is perhaps best remembered for his part in ending legal racial segregation in schools, in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case.

Oliver Wendell Holmes is one of several supreme court justices buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, Harvard Law, National Cemetery, Supreme Court Justices, World Of Books, Us History, Law School, Jfk, Bleary Eyed

Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr. 1841-1935 by Everett

Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr. 1841-1935 Photograph by Everett

My hero - U. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas - a man of integrity and solid conservative principles. Thank you for preserving justice in our land, sir. Black Republicans, Supreme Court Justices, Art Of Manliness, We Are The World, White People, Before Us, Sport, Black History, Event Posters

Clarence Thomas is confirmed as the 106th associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, its 2nd African American (succeeding Justice Thurgood Marshall) on Oct 16, 1991. Justice Thomas is generally viewed as among the most conservative members of the Court. He's approached federalism issues in a way that limits the power of the federal government & expands power of state & local governments. At the same time his opinions have generally supported a strong executive branch w/the federal…

Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Supreme Court Justice, as a young woman Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justices, Girl Power, Lady Power, Powerful Women, Family History, Feminism, Woman Photography, Celebs

Can you guess who this is? It's Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice! She handled several sex discrimination cases for the @ACLU of New Jersey in the early 1970s. #ThrowbackThursday #aclu

 Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Breaks Seven-Year Silence in Court. Supreme Court Justices, Current Events, Politics, News, Celebrities, Bag, People, Celebs

Justice Clarence Thomas breaks seven-year silence in court

Justice Clarence Thomas said four words in oral arguments on Monday, breaking his silence on the bench for the first time in nearly seven years. The justice's remark came during a jocular exchange over whether a defense attorney in a death-penalty case was qualified for the job because of her Ivy

June Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, becoming the high court's first Jewish member. Brandeis was known for his dedication to progressive social causes and became one of the most famous and influe 212 Vip, Belize Vacations, Belize Travel, Peru Vacation, Louis Brandeis, Perfume Carolina Herrera, Thailand Honeymoon, Right To Privacy, Harvard Law

Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939. He became one of the most famous and influential figures ever to serve on the high court. His opinions were, according to legal scholars, some of the "greatest defenses" of freedom of speech and the right to privacy ever written by a member of the Supreme Court.

 William Howard Taft is the only American President to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Sitting here, bottom row center. Presidents Wives, American Presidents, Us History, American History, William Howard Taft, Constantin Brancusi, Warren G, President Roosevelt

William Howard Taft is seated in the bottom row, middle as he sits with the U.S. supreme Court in 1925

On July Former President William Howard Taft is sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, becoming the only person to ever serve as President and Supreme Court Justice. American Presidents, American History, President Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Warren G, Chief Justice, Supreme Court Justices

William Howard Taft | Biography, Accomplishments, Presidency, & Facts

William Howard Taft, 27th president (1909–13) and 10th chief justice of the United States (1921–30). As president, Taft alienated progressive Republicans, thereby contributing to the split in Republican ranks in 1912, to the formation of the Bull Moose Party, and to his failure to win a second term.