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Marshall, Thurgood

  • By: David L. Hudson Jr.
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Thurgood Marshall (1908–1993), the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, consistently protected the Fourth Amendment rights of criminal defendants during his tenure on the high court. His colleague, Justice William J. Brennan, referred to Marshall as “one ...

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