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 (blăk′mən), Harry Andrew 1908-1999.
American jurist who was an associate justice of the US Supreme Court (1970-1994).


(ˈblæk mən)

Harry A(ndrew), 1908–99, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1970–94.
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Wade, Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, writing for the majority, cited favourably--eight times--a book by Lawrence Lader entitled Abortion.
But by 1971 President Nixon had appointed a new chief justice, Warren Burger (played in the film by Frank Langella), and his "Minnesota twin," Harry Blackmun (Ed Begley Jr.
14, 1987) (on file with the Harry Blackmun Papers, Library of Congress)
Justice Harry Blackmun followed in Justice Powell's footsteps in 1994, when he likewise concluded that the death penalty should be abolished.
Justice Harry Blackmun apparently considered this an open question.
In 1992, Souter sided with a majority that included Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony Kennedy, John Paul Stevens and Harry Blackmun to not allow states to ban abortion and to preserve the landmark Roe vs.
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Justice Harry Blackmun, writing for the majority, said a woman's decision to end a pregnancy was protected by privacy rights.
In Roe, Justice Harry Blackmun showed sympathy for the plight of women but also a profound paternalistic disrespect for the very people he was trying to help.
An additional editorial run-through would have eliminated many typographical errors and would have caught mistakes like the attribution of a question in a 2000 oral argument to Justice Harry Blackmun, who retired in 1994 and died in 1999.
For example, in reference to the "contrariety of tax and financial accounting," King reminds us that Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, best known for writing the Roe v.
One of the first breakthroughs came in 1994 when Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, who had supported the death penalty throughout his career on the bench, came to the conclusion that he could no longer support death penalty laws.