John Marshall Harlan
#2679 Overall Influence

John Marshall Harlan

United States Union Army officer and Supreme Court Associate Justice

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John Marshall Harlan was an American lawyer and politician who served as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. He is often called "The Great Dissenter" due to his many dissents in cases that restricted civil liberties, including the Civil Rights Cases and Plessy v. Ferguson. His grandson John Marshall Harlan II was also a Supreme Court justice.

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George Washington University
George Washington University

University in Washington, D.C.

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Centre College
Centre College

College in Kentucky

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Transylvania University
Transylvania University

Private university in Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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#50 World Rank #26 USA Rank
Law