1910 his step is springy and vigorous nyt 3 jan 1910

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1910) - ―his step is springy and vigorous‖ (NYT, 3 Jan. 1910) Charles H. Hughes - ―major reputation as a leader of the corporate bar‖ - ―nationally known figure‖ - gained attention for ability to sort through financial ratemaking and price gouging - NY state governor - law professor Cornell - ―head of New York ‗gas inquiry‘" - ―There is a strong impression that the President really favors Gov. Hughes‖ (NYT, 17 Apr. 1910) - ―there would be no objection whatever to the confirmati on of Gov. Hughes‖ (NYT, 21 Apr. 1910) - ―We in this state have come to know him very well‖ (NYT, 26 Apr. 1910) - ―He is, perhaps, the best -known Governor in the Union‖ (NYT, 26 Apr. 1910) - ―The Supreme Court will be strengthened by his appointment‖ (NYT, 26 Apr. 1910) - ―It will be remembered also that he was the first prominent man to oppose the income tax, and his 4-7-1910 to 12-6-1910 17 0
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91 (Hughes, cont‘d) opposition came after Mr. Rockefeller had announced hostility to the income tax amendment‖ (NYT, 26 Apr. 1910) - ―Regulars and insurgents alike, in bot h Senate and House, unite in praising the selection and felicitation over its acceptance‖ (NYT, 26 Apr. 1910) - ―Public opinion, however, has been manifesting its approval of the President‘s selection of the late Justice Brewer‘s successor‖ (NYT, 3 May 1910) - ―the impression is growing that Justice Hughes will be named as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court‖ (NYT, 26 Nov. 1910) James C. McReynolds - secretary of Senator Jackson - Assistant Attorney General - law professor, Vanderbilt - ―B ut it is said that the President regards the Attorney General as about the most promising of the available material for the Supreme Court Justiceship‖ (NYT, 27 July 1914) - ―friends of the appointees expect them to be confirmed without serious opposition‖ (NYT, 19 Aug. 1914) - ―While it is known that there will be some opposition to confirming the appointment of Mr. McReynolds, a poll of the Senate showed that it would be limited to a handful of radicals who already have demonstrated their ability to stop the w heels of legislation‖ (NYT, 19 Aug. 1914) 7-14-1914 to 8-25-1914 7 0
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92 Louis D. Brandeis - earning $50k/yr when most lawyers were earning $5k/ yr - first to do pro-bono work = caused people to think he was eccentric - by 1912, reputation as the ―people‘s attorney‖ - ―‗Mr. Brandeis is especially well known among manufacturers in the garment and cloak industries and their employees because he served as mediator in many controversies‘‖ (NYT, 29 Jan. 1916) - ―‗ I believe he has in him the ability to make him as great a justice as Justice Hughes‘‖ (NYT, 29 Jan. 1916) - ―Mr. Brandeis is a man of ability, and I am glad to learn of his appointment. It give evidence that President Wilson does not consider creed or na tionality in selecting men for public service‖ (NYT, 29 Jan. 1916) - ―The impression is general that the longer a vote on Mr. Brandeis‘s nomination is delayed the greater will be his strength, as pressure from the President and other sources will be brought to bear in his favor‖ (NYT, 30 Jan. 1916) - ―‗Opponents of Brandeis are making his
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