A Group Portrait of the Burger Court [United States Supreme Court]. [9" x 13-3/4" Color Group Photograph of the Burger Court]. [Washington, DC, c.1972-1975]. Photograph with matte finish mounted on 17" x 12" board, signatures of all nine justices below. Light toning to edges of board, light pencil guide marks below signatures. $1,500. * The associate justices are Byron White, William J. Brennan, Jr., Potter Stewart, Thurgood Marshall, William H. Rehnquist, Harry A. Blackmun, Lewis Powell and William O. Douglas. Among the landmark rulings of this Court were Gregg v. Georgia (1976), which held that the death penalty did not always qualify as cruel and unusual punishment, and Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978), which upheld the usage of affirmative action in college admissions.
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