Harlan F. Stone

Harlan F. Stone in the United States

American law scholar and educator (October 11, 1872 – April 22, 1946), born in Chesterfield, N. H., 11 Oct. 1872. He was graduated at Amherst College (1894), received the degree LL.B., Columbia University of Law (1898), and LL.D., Amherst (1913). He was admitted to the New York bar in 1898, was lecturer on law (1899-1902), professor of law (1902-05) and was dean from September 1910, of Columbia University School of Law. He is a member of the law firm of Satterlee, Canfield and Stone. He wrote ‘Law and its Administration’ (1915). As a member of the Republican Party, he was appointed as the 52nd Attorney General of the United States before becoming an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1925. In 1941, Stone became the 12th Chief Justice of the court.

Further Reading

Abraham, Henry J. (1992). Justices and Presidents: A Political History of Appointments to the Supreme Court (3rd ed.). NY: Oxford University Press.
Attorney General biographies, Harlan Fiske Stone, United States Department of Justice.
Cushman, Clare (2001). The Supreme Court Justices: Illustrated Biographies, 1789–1995 (2nd ed.). (Supreme Court Historical Society, Congressional Quarterly Books).
Frank, John P. (1995). In Friedman, Leon; Israel, Fred L. The Justices of the United States Supreme Court: Their Lives and Major Opinions. Chelsea House Publishers.
Galston, Miriam. 1995. “Activism and Restraint: The Evolution of Harlan Fiske Stone’s Judicial Philosophy,” in Tulane Law Review 70 (November).
Hall, Kermit L., ed. (1992). The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States. NY: Oxford University Press.
Konefsky, Samuel Joseph. 1945. Chief Justice Stone and the Supreme Court (Reprint, 1971. NY: Hafner)
Mason, Alpheus Thomas, Harlan Fiske Stone: Pillar of the Law New York, Viking Press, 1956. ISBN 0-670-36997-7; ISBN 978-0-670-36997-3 Review of Mason, Alpheus Thomas, Harlan Fiske Stone: Pillar of the Law.
Oyez project, Official Supreme Court media, Harlan Fiske Stone
Rehnquist, William H. (1998). All the Laws but One: Civil Liberties in Wartime. NY: William Morrow & Co. ISBN 0-688-05142-1.
Stone, Harlan Fiske. 2001. Law and Its Administration Union, N.J.: Lawbook Exchange. Available free at archive.org.
Urofsky, Melvin I., Division and Discord: The Supreme Court under Stone and Vinson, 1941–1953 (University of South Carolina Press, 1997) ISBN 1-57003-120-7
Urofsky, Melvin I. (1994). The Supreme Court Justices: A Biographical Dictionary. NY: Garland Publishing. p. 590

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