This is the grave of Owen Roberts. Born in Philadelphia in 1875, Roberts was the son of a prosperous hardware merchant. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and edited the school newspaper there
The first time I gave a book talk about Out of Sight, there was someone in the audience who worked on these issues and couldn’t get past that I was calling on the American government to step in
Both parties are the same and so why not just for Jill Stein again in 2020. The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law, mandating doctors perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to pat
This is the grave of Harry Blackmun. Born in 1908 in Nashville, Illinois, Blackmun grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Somewhat incredibly, he went to elementary school with Warren Burger. Although he w
On June 3, 1918, the Supreme Court, in the case of Hammer v. Dagenhart, overturned the Keating-Owen Child Labor Act, once again proving a reactionary force in the fight for Americans to live decent li
The elite legal class sure struggles to admit the actual reality of modern legal politics. I really hate the way Trump and his allies such as Graham talk about the Supreme Court, as if they control it
This is the grave of Harlan Stone. Born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire in 1872, Stone graduated from Amherst College in 1894. He taught for a bit and then decided on law school, attending Columbia and
This is the grave of John Catron. Born in 1786 to a German family in Pennsylvania, Catron and his family moved to Kentucky early in the 19th century. He fought in the War of 1812 under Andrew Jackson.