Last updated on: 6/11/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Thurgood Marshall, LLB Biography

Title:
Former US Supreme Court Associate Justice
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1993
  • Associate Justice, US Supreme Court, 1967-1991
  • US Solicitor General, 1965-1967
  • Judge, US Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 1961-1965
  • Chief Counsel, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1940-1961
  • Special Counsel, NAACP, 1938-1950
  • Assistant Special Counsel, NAACP, 1936-1938
  • Attorney, Baltimore, MD, 1933-1940
  • Spingarn Medal, NAACP, 1946
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • First African American appointed to the US Supreme Court
Education:
  • LLB, magna cum laude, Howard University, 1933
  • AB, cum laude, Lincoln University, PA, 1930
Other:
  • Blanton v. City of North Las Vegas
  • Arkansas Writers’ Project v. Ragland
  • California Federal Savings v. Guerra
  • Linmark v. Willingboro
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Death Penalty Be Abolished?