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What were the important accomplishments of Thurgood Marshall?

He was the architect of the legal strategy that ended the country’s official policy of segregation. Marshall was the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court on which he served as Associate Justice from 1967-1991 after he was successfully nominated by President Johnson.

Why is Thurgood Marshall a hero?

That hero is Thurgood Marshall. Thurgood Marshall was an African-American lawyer who was active during the American civil rights movement era. He represented many African-Americans at a time wherein many opportunities and rights weren’t given to them due to their legal treatment as second class citizens.

Do what you think is right and let the law catch up?

Known for his earlier work in helping end legal segregation through the 1954 landmark case Brown v. Board of Education, he once described his judicial approach by simply saying, “You do what you think is right and let the law catch up.”

How old is Thurgood Marshall?

84 years (1908–1993)

Who appointed Thurgood Marshall?

President Lyndon B. Johnson

Who was the first African American Supreme Court justice?

Thurgood Marshall

Who was the first judge in America?

John Jay

Who was the first African-American to perform at the White House?

Marie Selika Williams

Who was the first lady to join the Supreme Court in 1981?

Sandra Day O’Connor

Who was the second woman on the Supreme Court?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Has a Supreme Court judge been removed?

The Senate voted to acquit Chase of all charges on March 1, 1805. Of the eight votes cast, the closest vote was 18 for conviction/removal from office and 16 for acquittal in regards to the Baltimore grand jury charge. He is the only U.S. Supreme Court justice to have been impeached.

How do I change my court location?

Call the immigration court system: 1 If the telephonic system says your court date is in a different city you can ask for a “change of venue” if you want your court to be closer to you.