Harlan Stone

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Noun1.Harlan Stone - United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
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Writing for the Supreme Court in 1938, Justice Harlan Stone followed in the deferential footsteps of Powell and Nebbia.
"Reformers" target tort law because it is the one area that embodies what Justice Harlan Stone viewed as "the most elementary conceptions of justice and public policy." But, the author notes, tort law has a deterrent as well as a compensatory function, as illustrated by the asbestos, Dalkon Shield, and Ford Pinto cases.
invests the President as Commander in Chief with the power to wage war which Congress has declared, and to carry into effect all laws passed by Congress for the conduct of war and for the government and regulation of the Armed Forces, and all laws defining and punishing offences against the law of nations, including those which pertain to the conduct of war," wrote Chief Justice Harlan Stone in the unanimous opinion of the Court.