Hugo Black

Hugo Black

Hugo Lafayette Black was an American politician who served as a Democratic United States Senator and represented Alabama in the Senate from 1927 to 1937, and served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1937 to 1971. Black was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 63 to 16 He was first of nine Roosevelt nominees to the Court, and he outlasted all except for William O. Douglas. Black is widely regarded as one of the most influential Supreme Court justices in the 20th century. Wikipedia*

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Hugo Black has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1966 Judicial Proceeding.

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Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court c. January 1, 1937 - c. January 1, 1971 Videos: 1

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  • <em>Miranda v. Arizona</em> Oral Arguments

    Miranda v. Arizona Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Miranda v. Arizona, concerning the Fifth Amendment rights of Ernesto…

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