Decisions of the Supreme Court, 1931–32

Archive Report

Retirement of Holmes; Appointment of Cardozo

When the supreme court reconvened in October. 1931, much anxiety was expressed about Justice Holmes, who was then over ninety years old and whose health during the preceding summer had been poor. Justice Holmes himself showed a decided change. There was doubt whether he would stay with the Court throughout ...

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