Historians, Journalists, and Attorneys

Supreme Court Historian Jim O'Hara on Chief Justice William Howard Taft

Jim O’Hara is an historian, lawyer and member of the Supreme Court Historical Society. In this video, he talks about the role that former President and then Chief Justice William Howard Taft played in getting the Supreme Court their own building in Washington, DC. From 1800 to 1935, the Supreme Court met in chambers in the U.S. Capitol.

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