Charles Evans Hughes

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United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)


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In intellectual and moral force Hughes stood head and shoulders above the timeserving politicians who might have aspired to the nomination', wrote Dexter Perkins in his 1956 book Charles Evans Hughes and American Democratic Statesmanship.
But in the judicial afterlife, Roberts' predecessors like John Marshall, Charles Evans Hughes -- and that other Republican, Earl Warren -- are probably saying, "Well done
During the 1910s, Ford, who employed an army of public relations men to keep him and his company in the news, appeared in American newspapers more frequently than all but four other men: Charles Evans Hughes, William Jennings Bryan, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson.
Parish, Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes rejected substantive due process and the notion of unenumerated rights.
In 1931, Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, drawing on the work of Zechariah Chaffee, at that time the nation's leading scholar on the First Amendment, said in a decision: "No one would question but that a government might prevent actual obstruction to its recruiting service or the publication of the sailing dates of transports or the number and location of troops.
But Charles Evans Hughes was wok en to be told he had lost the 1916 election by a whisker to Woodrow Wilson.
Among the major Northern/American Baptist figures were Charles Evans Hughes, presidential candidate in 1916 and Supreme Court justice, and Harold E.
When the 1916 contest between Wilson and Charles Evans Hughes seemed destined to favor the Republican, the Democratic National Committee distributed a pro-Wilson flyer to the American people insisting: "You are working, not fighting; alive and happy, not cannon fodder.
However, the majority opinion by Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes cautioned that immunity from "previous restraint is not absolutely unlimited.
The Bush-Gore race also appears to have the narrowest Electoral College margin since 1916, when Woodrow Wilson drew 277 electoral votes and Charles Evans Hughes won 254.
Charles Evans Hughes, the current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was also at the table, along with Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis and two others.
Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes and Associate Justice Owen Roberts, perhaps fearing for the Court's independence, shifted their votes in a major case, resolving the crisis and removing the Court from the center of political controversy.
Not since Charles Evans Hughes left the high court, in 1941, has a justice worn a beard.
As time came to vote in my first presidential election, I walked into my poling place at Charles Evans Hughes High School Annex on West 18th Street and unenthusiastically voted for Richard Nixon.
Charles Evans Hughes published the first list of great justices in 1928 before he became chief justice.