Supreme Court Gets First-Ever Wall Calendar

Birthdays, key decisions won't go begging for legal eagles in '08
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 29, 2007 7:35 PM CST
Supreme Court Gets First-Ever Wall Calendar
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivers a speech to the United Jewish Communities 2004 International Lion of Judah Conference in Washington in this Oct. 18, 2004 file photo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – The Supreme Court may not come knocking at your door over the holidays, but the stars of the judicial branch have their very own calendar for sale, the Washingtonian reports. Legal Times court reporter Tony Mauro is to thank for the effort, which will help ensure that law junkies and history buffs won't risk missing landmark court anniversaries in 2008.

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More than 100 justices have served on the Supreme Court, and the calendar pays homage by including their birthdays. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O'Connor, the only women to serve on the court, share the same birthday month (March). Another tidbit: Warren Burger and John Rutledge were born Sept. 17, the same day the US Constitution was signed in 1787. (Read more US Supreme Court stories.)

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