Supreme Court Justices
Information can be verified through the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges.
- Samuel Alito (J.D. 1975), Supreme Court justice (2006–present)
- Henry Baldwin (1797), Supreme Court justice (1830–1844)
- David J. Brewer (1856), Supreme Court justice (1889–1910)
- Henry B. Brown (1856), Supreme Court justice (1891–1906)
- David Davis (Law 1835), Supreme Court justice (1862–1877)
- Oliver Ellsworth (Class of 1766*), Supreme Court justice (1796–1800)
- Abe Fortas (Law 1933), Supreme Court justice (1965–1969)
- Sherman Minton (YLS one-year degree, 1917), Supreme Court justice (1949–1956)
- George Shiras, Jr. (1853), Supreme Court justice (1892–1903)
- Sonia Sotomayor (Law 1979), Supreme Court justice (2009–present)
- Potter Stewart, Supreme Court justice (1958–1981)
- William Strong (1828, GRD 1831, briefly attended YLS), Supreme Court justice (1870–1880)
- William Howard Taft (B.A. 1878, LL.D. 1893), 27th president of the United States (1909–1913), 10th chief justice of the United States (1921–1930)
- Clarence Thomas (J.D. 1974), Supreme Court justice (1991–present)
- Morrison R. Waite (1837), chief justice of the United States (1874–1888)
- William B. Woods (1845), Supreme Court justice (1881–1887)
- Byron White (Law 1946), Supreme Court justice (1962–1993)
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Famous quotes containing the words justices, supreme and/or court:
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—William Howard Taft (18571930)
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