Supreme Court Clerks-Turned-Justices

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Several U.S. Supreme Court justices were former U.S. Supreme Court law clerks: Justice Byron White clerked for Chief Justice Fred Vinson in 1946–47; Chief Justice William Rehnquist clerked for Justice Robert Jackson in 1951–52; Justice John Paul Stevens clerked for Justice Wiley Rutledge in 1947–48; Justice Stephen G. Breyer clerked for Justice Arthur Goldberg in 1964–65; and Chief Justice John Roberts clerked for then-Justice Rehnquist in 1980–81.


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