Supreme Court Trivia
Supreme Courtfirsts and Beginnings
Who was the first law school student to go on to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice?
Levi Woodbury, who studied law at Tapping Reeve Law School in 1810 after earning his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, went on to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice. He left the law school to serve an apprenticeship. Woodbury served on the Court from 1846 to 1851.