Rutledge, Wiley Blount

(1894-1949)
   Born in Kentucky, Wiley Rutledge attended the University of Wisconsin and graduated in 1914. From 1915 until 1920, he taught in schools in Indiana, New Mexico, and Colorado. He obtained his law degree from the University of Colorado in 1922 and practiced law in Boulder, Colorado, from 1922 to 1924. After teaching at a number of law schools, he became dean of the law school first at Washington University in 1930 and then at the University of Iowa College of Law in 1935. He was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia in 1939 and the Supreme Court in 1943. A staunch supporter of the New Deal, he was also a civil libertarian, supporting the right to jury trial and religious freedom.

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