An Interesting (although admittedly not terribly useful) Fact About the Supreme Court …

by Lee Gesmer on November 14, 2008

… courtesy of Jeffrey Toobin

The current Supreme Court is the first court in U.S. history where all nine judges are federal appeals court judges. The court that decided Brown v. Board of Education in 1954 had only one justice who had been a judge of any kind on any court anywhere (Associate Justice Sherman Minton).

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