Abe, 1910–1982, U.S. lawyer, government official, and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1965–69.
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How to use Fortas in a sentence
A longtime confidant of and lawyer for Lyndon Johnson, Fortas remained a close advisor after joining the Court.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Levels With Us on Why She’s Not Retiring | Jeff Greenfield | September 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No justice, however, was the equal of Abe Fortas in keeping one foot—make that one and a half feet—in the political arena.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Levels With Us on Why She’s Not Retiring | Jeff Greenfield | September 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It started with what the Republicans did to Abe Fortas in the 1960s.