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April 5, 1816, Richmond, Ky., U.S.— d. Oct. 13, 1890, Washington, D.C.),
associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court ( 1 862-90), a leading opponent of
efforts to use the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution to protect business
The scion of a noted warrior family, Tameyoshi distinguished himself at the age of
19 by suppressing a riot against the court by soldier-priests of a monastery near
the capital. Following this event, Tameyoshi eliminated his rivals and became ...
United States (1926), U.S. Supreme Court case that voided a legislative provision
restricting the authority of the president to remove or replace certain postmasters
without consent of the Senate. In the majority opinion, written by Chief Justice ...
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