Historians, Journalists, and Attorneys

Supreme Court Historian Jim O'Hara on Chief Justice William Howard Taft's role in chairing the Supreme Court Building Committee

Jim O'Hara is an historian, lawyer and member of the Supreme Court Historical Society. In this video, he describes the lengths that former president and then Chief Justice William Howard Taft went through to make sure that members of the Supreme Court and Congress who were in opposition to a new Supreme Court building were defeated in their efforts to stop his idea for a new home for the Court.

Historians, Journalists, and Attorneys