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Legal history highlight: Two scholars assess the life and legacy of Justice Edward Sanford

Shortly after Edward Sanford was confirmed as the Court’s seventy-second Justice in 1923, an Illinois newspaper observed that liberals were “quite as much pleased over” Sanford’s appointment as they were “distressed over that of Pierce Butler,” who had taken a seat on the Court less than a month before. “Liberals,” the paper continued, “in fact…

Presentation and Book Signing

Stephanie Slater will  make a presentation and sign books 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 23rd at the East Tennessee History Center. Here are two recent news articles about the event: