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William H. Rehnquist
The Ingenious, Humorous, and Loving Engagement Announcement of Future Justice William H. Rehnquist While a Supreme Court law clerk, Rehnquist and his soon-to-be wife sign an announcement in the form of a pleading, stating "that the interest of love, Justice, and general equity requires the allowance of his petition". While a Supreme Court law clerk, Rehnquist and his soon-to-be wife sign an announcement in the form of a pleading, stating "that the interest of love, Justice, and general equity requires the allowance of his petition".
21/04/1953. Rehnquist served on the U.S. Supreme Court for 33 years, first as an Associate Justice from 1972 to 1986, and then as the 16th Chief justice from 1986 until his death in 2005. He was the fourth-longest-serving chief justice.Rehnquist started his long and distinguished legal career by obtaining the coveted spot of Supreme Court law clerk, clerking for Justice Robert H. Jackson during the court's 1952-1953 term. Theirs was an unusual match in that Jackson was a New Deal Democrat and Rehnquist was a Republican and conservative. Rehnquist met Natalie Ann Cornell while they were at Stanford University. She was the daughter of a successful San Diego physician, and was in Washington working as an analyst on the CIA's Austria desk while he was clerking at the Supreme Court. They fell in love and decided to marry.Rehnquist determined to create a wedding announcement that would be both memorable and creative. He set it up as a Supreme Court pleading, specifically as a petition to intervene; however, rather than intervening in a lawsuit, he pleaded to intervene in the Cornell family by becoming part of it. He was the plaintiff, and the defendants were Natalie, her parents, and her siblings. He stresses that he loves Natalie, and would be compatible with the family's Republican leanings.Typed document signed, Washington, April 21, 1953. "NOW comes your petitioner, William H. Rehnquist, to move this honorable court to allow him to intervene in the family of the above named respondents. Feeling great love and affection for the above first named respondent, he pleads that the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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