This is the grave of Felix Frankfurter. Born in Vienna in 1882 to a prominent Jewish family, Frankfurter came to the U.S. in 1894 with his family. They settled on.
The Supreme Court is back in session, which means we get to be super excited at another round of six rich reactionaries deciding which parts of the nation they want.
There's an interesting article on the math of extreme gerrymandering — and of detecting it — at a magazine, Qanta, that I've never head of before. The quotation that I've.
This is the grave of Benjamin Cardozo. Born in 1870 in New York, Cardozo grew up in an elite Jewish family. In fact, his cousin was Emma Lazarus, who wrote.
There's nothing in this in depth ProPublica report on Clarence Thomas' unbelievable levels of corruption that really surprise. That's because there is nothing about Thomas that would surprise us. I.
This is the grave of Stanley Matthews. Born in 1824 in Cincinnati, Matthews' family was evidently pretty well off in Porkopolis. He was able to attend Kenyon College, graduating in.
This is the grave of Roger Taney. Born in 1777 in Calvert County, Maryland, Taney grew up in the Catholic elite of Maryland. That was a lot less powerful than.
This is the grave of Thomas Todd. Born in King and Queen County, Virginia in 1765, Todd grew up in the Virginia elite but a downwardly mobile part of it..