Order for Appearance of Thurgood Marshall, Who Argued the Case for School Desegregation [Brown v. Board of Education], 12/03/1951.
Item From: Records of the Supreme Court of the United States. (02/02/1790).
Every signature tells a story, what happened in the court case Brown v. Board of Education? As legal counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1934-1961, Thurgood Marshall argued 32 cases before the Supreme Court and prevailed in 29 of them. In 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Marshall to the Supreme Court, where he served as Associate Justice until his retirement in 1991.