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  • Warren's New York Times obituary reports that after Fortas's nomination failed, "Warren then announced that he would retire at the end of the Court's term in June, 1969."

    Ruthless People

  • Forty years later, the Noah Porter Gate at Fortas's own university should be no exception.

    Rob Nelb: New Banner Ban at Yale Threatens Free Speech

  • The charge of cronyism was more effective against Johnson's other appointment to take Fortas's seat, Homer Thornberry.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • Fifty-two cases were brought up in which it was claimed that in forty-nine of them Fortas's vote had prevented material from being ruled pornography; this was followed by a private, closed-door session in which the senators reviewed slides of the allegedly offensive material.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • Those attacks - which included moves by congressional Republicans to impeach Fortas and Douglas over their acceptance of payments from foundations funded by controversial liberals - eventually forced Fortas's resignation from the court.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion


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