If you are unsatisfied with the outcome of the appeal of your case in the your state's court of last resort or the federal appellate court, your next aim will be to obtain a court order from the Supre(...)
Homer S. Ferguson Interview: United States Senator from Michigan
thefilmarchive.org Homer Samuel Ferguson (February 25, 1889 -- December 17, 1982) was a United States Senator from Michigan. He was born in the Pittsburgh suburb of Harrison City, Pennsylvania to parents Samuel Ferguson (Oct. 1857 in Pennsylvania -- 1933) and Margaret Bush (Nov. 1857 in Pennsylvania -- 1940). Ferguson attended the public schools and the University of Pittsburgh. He graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1913, was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Detroit, Michigan. He was judge of the circuit court for Wayne County, Michigan from 1929--1942 and also professor of law at Detroit College of Law (now part of Michigan State University) from 1929 to 1939. Ferguson was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1942 and was reelected in 1948, serving from January 3, 1943, to January 3, 1955. Feguson successfully was re-elected in 1948, a year dominated by the Democratic party's upset wins. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954, defeated by Democrat Patrick V. McNamara. While in the Senate, he served as chairman of the Republican Policy Committee in the 83rd United States Congress. In 1948, he served as chairman of the Investigations Subcommittee of the Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments, which held hearings on such matters as export control violations, for which Soviet spy William Remington was called in to testify; the trial of Nazi war criminal Ilse Koch; and the ...
Details of the infamous feud between Republican-nominated Michigan Supreme Court justices and flamboyant Democratic attorney Geoffrey Fieger is one of many allegations of judicial misconduct in a book by former Justice Elizabeth Weaver due out later this month.