THE WARREN E. BURGER COURT - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BYRON R. WHITE, CHIEF JUSTICE WARREN E. BURGER, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE LEWIS F. POWELL JR., ASSOCIATE JUSTICE SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE WILLIAM J. BRENNAN JR., ASSOCIATE JUSTICE THURGOOD MARSHALL, CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM H. REHNQUIST, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE HARRY A. BLACKMUN, ASSOCIATE JUSTICE JOHN PAUL STEVENS - HFSID 72646
Sale Price $1,700.00
Nine of the justices of the Supreme Court, 1981-1986 sign an illustration of the Great Seal of the United States.
Illustration signed: "Warren E. Burger" as Chief Justice and "Lewis Powell", "Byron White", "Harry A. Blackmun", "William H. Rehnquist", "Thurgood Marshall", "Wm J. Brennan, Jr.", "Sandra D. O'Connor" and "John Paul Stevens" as Associate Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court. Color, 7½x8½. "The Great Seal of the United States" published by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR (b. 1930), graduated third in the same Stanford Law School class from which former Chief Justice Rehnquist graduated first. A former Majority Leader of the Arizona Senate, she became a state trial court judge and then in 1979 a judge on the Court of Appeals. President Reagan nominated her for the US Supreme Court, and she was easily confirmed in September 1981, becoming the first woman on the highest court. O'Connor was often a swing vote on divided Court decisions and she took the lead in defining the nature and limits of abortion rights within the context of Roe v Wade. O'Connor retired from the Court in January 2006.In 1986, Chief Justice WARREN BURGER retired and President Reagan appointed Associate Justice WILLIAM H. REHNQUIST to succeed him. Rehnquist served until his death in 2005. Lightly soiled at lower left and right blank margins. Slightly creased. Overall, fine condition.
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