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We Could Use Thurgood Marshall's Wisdom These Days

The great Supreme Court justice saw his opposition as a problem-solving partner, not an enemy.

Getting business done.

Official portraits of the 1976 U.S. Supreme Court

Last month marked the 25th anniversary of Justice Thurgood Marshall’s announcement that he was retiring from the Supreme Court after 24 years of service. Hardly anybody noticed. That’s too bad. We could use his wisdom in this badly fractured moment.

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