William O. Douglas

William O. Douglas

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Judge

Biography: William Orville Douglas was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. With a term lasting 36 years and 209 days, he is the longest-serving justice in the history of the Supreme Court. In 1975, a Time article called Douglas the most doctrinaire and committed civil libertarian ever to sit on the court.

Source/Notes: The Court years, 1939-1975: the autobiography of William O. Douglas (1980), p. 3.

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Source/Notes: The court years, 1939-1975: the autobiography of William O. Douglas (1981 edition), Vintage Books USA - ISBN: 9780394749020
Source/Notes: The Court Years, 1939-1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas (1980), p. 232.

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