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Justice William Johnson

On this date in 1834, Justice William Johnson, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, died at age 62 in New York, NY after undergoing jaw surgery. William Johnson was born in December, 1771 in Charleston, South Carolina the son of two revolutionaries. Johnson studied law at Princeton where he graduated with an A.B. […]

Larry Richards joined the faculty of Lake Region State College as adjunct faculty this summer.  Larry taught Accounting 215: Business in a Legal Environment at the college’s campus located at the Grand Forks Air Force Base.  The eight week basic business law course covered a whole variety of topics which included agency, contracts, business structures, employment law, […]

On June 24, 2015, Larry Richards was sworn in to a two-year term as a member of the Board of Directors for the Grand Forks Lions Club. Larry has been a member of the club for almost ten years and has prior service as a member of the Board of Directors. In addition, Larry served […]

On January 22, 2015, Larry Richards was elected the incoming President for the Greater Grand Forks County Bar Association for 2015-16. As President, Larry will be in charge of conducting the monthly meetings and overseeing the organization general operations. This term will be especially busy as Larry will be required to be the public face […]

On January 21, 2015, Larry Richards presented two sessions at the Sterling Educational Conference on Landlord/Tenant Law held at the Radisson hotel in Fargo, ND. Larry presented two sessions which each ran an hour and a half long on the topics of Landlord-Tenant Rights and Obligations and on Evictions. The Conference had attendees which included […]

Chief Justice Warren Burger

On this date in 1907, Chief Justice Warren Burger was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota.  Burger was one of the seven children of Charles and Katherine Burger.  His father worked as a traveling salesman and railroad cargo inspector.  After high school, Warren Burger worked as a life insurance salesman, while attending the University of Minnesota in St. Paul, […]

Justice Edward T. Sanford

On this date in 1865, Justice Edward T. Sanford was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Sanford was the eldest son of prominent businessman, Edward J. Sanford, who was president or vice-president of nearly a dozen banks and corporations.  As a result, his son, Edward T. Sanford received one of the finest educations possible.  After receiving a B.A. and Ph.B. […]

Justice Byron White

On this date in 1993, Justice Byron White retired as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. Born on June 8, 1917 in Fort Collins, Colorado, Byron White was raised near the town of Wellington, Colorado. After graduated the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1938, White won a Rhodes Scholarship to the […]

Justice Henry B. Brown

On this date in 1906, Justice Henry B. Brown retired as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court.  Born on March 2, 1836 in South Lee, Massachusetts, Brown grew up in Massachusetts and Connecticut.  He was admitted to Yale University at age 16 in 1852 and ultimately graduated in 1856.  After spending some […]

Chief Justice Edward White Jr.

On this date in 1921, Chief Justice Edward Douglass White Jr. died in Washington, D.C.. Born on November 3, 1845 in Thibodeaux, Louisiana, White was raised in a prominent political family. His father was a former Louisiana Governor and his grandfather a congressman and later judge. White attended Georgetown University when the Civil War interrupted […]

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