Political Vengeance and Remorse in 1912 Arizona

Arizona Attorney, November 2014

7 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2014

Date Written: November 6, 2014


This article recounts the political firestorm triggered by President Taft's appointment of Territorial Governor and Territorial Supreme Court Justice Richard Sloan to be the first federal judge for the new district court formed in the State of Arizona in 1912.

Keywords: Arizona, political history, legal history, partisan animosity

Suggested Citation

Tsontakis, Anthony, Political Vengeance and Remorse in 1912 Arizona (November 6, 2014). Arizona Attorney, November 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2520166 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2520166

Anthony Tsontakis (Contact Author)

Arizona Legislative Council ( email )

1700 West Washington Street
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ Arizona 85007
United States

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