Judicial Heroes & Legends

When Ketanji Brown Jackson was nominated to become the first Black woman justice of the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year, she acknowledged being inspired by a particular federal judge from history. ...

Judicial Heroes and Legends: May 2022 - Hon. Constance Baker Motley

When Ketanji Brown Jackson was nominated to become the first Black woman justice of the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year, she acknowledged being inspired by a particular federal judge from history. ...

Early in her legal career, just out of law school, Marilyn Zahm represented indigent clients for a legal services program in Buffalo, New York. One day in court as she was walking up to the bench, she rec...

Judicial Heroes & Legends: January 2022 – Hon. Marilyn Zahm (Ret.)

Early in her legal career, just out of law school, Marilyn Zahm represented indigent clients for a legal services program in Buffalo, New York. One day in court as she was walking up to the bench, she rec...

She enrolled at Stanford University at age 16 and graduated from Stanford Law School at age 22. She finished third in her law school class, two spots behind a future chief justice of the United States, Wi...

Judicial Heroes & Legends: November 2021 – Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

She enrolled at Stanford University at age 16 and graduated from Stanford Law School at age 22. She finished third in her law school class, two spots behind a future chief justice of the United States, Wi...

Judicial Heroes and Legends: May 2022 - Hon. Constance Baker Motley

Judicial Heroes & Legends: January 2022 – Hon. Marilyn Zahm (Ret.)

Judicial Heroes & Legends: November 2021 – Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

Judicial Heroes & Legends: September 2021 - Chief Justices Ralph Gants and Mark Cady

Judicial Heroes & Legends: July 2021 – Chief Justice Peggy Quince

Judicial Heroes & Legends: June 2021 – Chief Judge Abby Abinanti

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