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Harlan Fiske Stone

Stone, Harlan Fiske (1872–1946), U.S. jurist. Appointed attorney general (1924) to restore confidence in the scandal-ridden Justice Department, he became associate justice (1925–41) and chief justice (1941–46) of the U.S. Supreme Court. He was noted for his dissenting opinions, many supporting New Deal legislation.

See also: Supreme Court of the United States.

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