2006-Current, Supreme Court Justice, Samuel Alito


This Samuel Alito mug is part of our collection of US Supreme Court biographical mugs.  An image of Samuel Alito and a short biography are features of this history mug.

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In 2005, President George W. Bush nominated Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. In 2006, he wrote his first opinion in the unanimous decision of Holmes v. South Carolina, in which South Carolina had violated the defendant’s right to present evidence that a third party had committed the crime.  In 2020, when Alito voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, saying Roe was egregiously wrong from the start.”  According to the New Yorker, since the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett, Alito has become the embodiment of a conservative majority that is ambitious and extreme,” overruling precedents from the 1960s and 70s.  He is one of the Court’s most conservative justices.

US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States, established in 1788 pursuant to Article Three of the U.S. Constitution.  It has the ultimate jurisdiction over all federal and state court cases involving federal laws.  The Court normally consists of the Chief Justice and eight associate justices, who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.  Justices have lifetime tenure unless they resign, retire or are removed after impeachment.  The Supreme Court is one of the three branches of the federal government which also includes the Executive (President) and Legislative (Senate and House of Representatives).

This U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito History Mug is part of our U.S. Supreme Court series which includes all the U.S. Supreme Court Justices.

The biographical History Mugs were created to teach and inspire individuals to learn about our diverse and interesting history.  The biographies were researched and written by history enthusiast, Robert Compton.  He colorized most of the historic photos and images used on the mugs, which were originally black and white or sepia-tone.  The images and biographies are imprinted on mugs at his studio in rural Vermont.

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