Cardozo Law Review


Shortly before noon on February 15, 1932, Herbert Cone, confidential clerk to the New York Court of Appeals, went to the Albany train station to pick up Chief Judge Benjamin Cardozo and to give him a message. He told Cardozo that Lawrence Richey, special secretary to President Hoover, had tried to reach him at his New York office earlier that morning and had asked that he call the President as soon as he reached Albany. Cardozo returned the President's call from his office at the Court of Appeals and received an offer of appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He accepted immediately.


Politics (General), Courts, Judges



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