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Taft Correction


An alert reader notices my omission of perhaps the most important of the jobs held by William Howard Taft relevant to his service on the Supreme Court: his eight years (1892-1900) on the Sixth Circuit.  I’ve corrected the posting below to include this fact, which I knew but carelessly overlooked when I borrowed the quickie bio of Taft’s professional life from the indispensable historical database at the Federal Judicial Center (which lists all federal court service separately).


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