The New Justice Harlan

Gressman, Eugene
April 1955
New Republic;4/4/55, Vol. 132 Issue 14, p8
This article reports on the appointment of John Marshall Harlan as new Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Harlan has served for the past year on the federal court of appeals in New York. Prior to that he had been a distinguished lawyer and trial counsel who represented corporate clients; he also served for a time as an assistant federal prosecutor and as thief counsel to the New York State Crime Commission. As an Air Force officer stationed in war-time London he became acquainted with General Dwight David Eisenhower, the current President of the U.S. a factor undoubtedly related to his appointment to the high court.


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