Charles Evans Hughes

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Noun1.Charles Evans Hughes - United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)Charles Evans Hughes - United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)
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Clearly, Justice Baqar understood the importance of dissent when he concluded by quoting Chief Justice Charles Evan Hughes: 'While a dissenting note has no legal force, the purpose of this endeavor is to appeal to the brooding spirit of the law in the hope that what may be dissent today becomes the law tomorrow.'
Former chief justice of U.S Supreme Court Charles Evan Hughes gives a modern answer to this question.
In 1906, he ran as a Democrat for governor of New York and lost to Charles Evan Hughes by about 58,000 votes out of nearly 1.5 million cast.