Benjamin Cardozo

(1870–1938)

Benjamin Cardozo

Anecdote...

A group of Supreme Court justices once took an outing by boat as a break from the pressures of the law. Justice Cardozo, well known for his courtroom dispassionateness, began to feel seasick. A colleague, noticing his discomfort, hurried over to him and asked whether there was anything he could do. “Yes,” replied the judge, “overrule the motion.”

Biographical Note: 
Benjamin Cardozo was a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, appointed to the court by President Hoover to fill the seat of the legendary .