Arrives at court to protest Black's right to sit on...

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Arrives at court to protest Black's right to sit on nation's highest tribunal Washington, D.C., Oct. 4. Albert Levitt, Department of Justice Attorney, arriving at the U.S. Supreme Court where he asked permission to file a formal suit challenging Black's constitutional eligibility to sit on the bench. Chief Justice Hughes instructed Levitt to file his papers with the Clerk of the Court. When it convenes next Monday the court is expected to announce whether it will hear Levitt's petition. 10/4/37

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Harris & Ewing Collection (Library of Congress).

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  • Glass negatives.
  • 1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller
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  • Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
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