U.S. Supreme Court Justices, 1957

During his 34-year tenure on the United States Supreme Court, Justice Hugo L. Black (seated in the front row, second from left) issued opinions on some of the most controversial issues of the twentieth century, including freedom of speech, school desegregation, and separation of church and state. The other justices seated are William O. Douglas (far left), Earl Warren (center), and Felix Frankfurter and Harold H. Burton. Standing, from left, are William J. Brennan Jr., Tom C. Clark, John M. Harlan, and Charles E. Whitaker.

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