This celebrity goo was created by player Erik Bates.

publication date: Friday, June 4, 2021 (part of Summer 2021)

category: Justice

clue: The Associate resigned, having heard no cases. The Chief attempted suicide, having heard two cases.

explanation: John Rutledge served as one of the first 6 Supreme Court justices, alongside John Jay and John Blair, Jr. Rutledge resigned his position after 2 years, having never heard a case. He was later given a recess appointment as the 2nd Chief Justice. He attempted suicide after the Senate failed to confirm his appointment upon their reconvening. more…

intended difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Eberhart

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