List of famous judges who have made significant contribution to the field of jurisprudence

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Throughout history, there have been many judges who have made significant contribution to the field of jurisprudence. The list includes many familiar and great judges such as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Thurgood Marshall, Antonin Scalia and Earl Warren.

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SamsonSamson
(Israeli)
Michael GoveMichael Gove
(British)
Maryanne Trump BarryMaryanne Trump Barry
(American)

Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito
(American)
Stephen BreyerStephen Breyer
(American)
Lance ItoLance Ito
(American)

William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
(American)
Syed Ahmad KhanSyed Ahmad Khan
(Indian,British)
Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy
(American)

Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
(Dutch)
John Paul StevensJohn Paul Stevens
(American)
Juliana of the NetherlandsJuliana of the Netherlands
(Dutch)

Roland FreislerRoland Freisler
(German)
Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands
Hugo BlackHugo Black
(American)

Byron WhiteByron White
(American)
David SouterDavid Souter
(American)
William I of the NetherlandsWilliam I of the Netherlands
(Dutch)

William II of the NetherlandsWilliam II of the Netherlands
(Dutch)
Albert PikeAlbert Pike
(American)
Merrick GarlandMerrick Garland
(American)

Lynn TolerLynn Toler
(American)
Warren E. BurgerWarren E. Burger
(American)
Lynn ComptonLynn Compton
(American)

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Roger B. TaneyRoger B. Taney
(American)
Miriam Defensor SantiagoMiriam Defensor Santiago
(Filipino)
Andrew NapolitanoAndrew Napolitano
(American)

William III of the NetherlandsWilliam III of the Netherlands
(Belgian)
Simone VeilSimone Veil
(French)
Robert H. JacksonRobert H. Jackson
(American)

Giovanni FalconeGiovanni Falcone
(Italian)
Roh Moo-hyunRoh Moo-hyun
(South Korean)
Roger ShermanRoger Sherman
(American)

Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of RichmondBrenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
(British)
William BlackstoneWilliam Blackstone
Richard Henry LeeRichard Henry Lee
(British,American)

Bao ZhengBao Zheng
(Chinese)
Hans MorgenthauHans Morgenthau
(German)
William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
(American)

Mablean EphriamMablean Ephriam
(American)
Wilhelm StuckartWilhelm Stuckart
(German)
Adly MansourAdly Mansour
(Egyptian)

Hans LammersHans Lammers
(German)
Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
(German)
Beverley McLachlinBeverley McLachlin
(Canadian)

Alex KozinskiAlex Kozinski
(American)
Hans KelsenHans Kelsen
(Austrian,American)
Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
(American)

Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
(American)
Radhabinod PalRadhabinod Pal
(Indian)
Frank MurphyFrank Murphy
(American)

Paolo BorsellinoPaolo Borsellino
(Italian)
Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
(American)
Werner BestWerner Best

Bobby DeLaughterBobby DeLaughter
(American)
Ahmet Necdet SezerAhmet Necdet Sezer
(Turkish)
Douglas H. GinsburgDouglas H. Ginsburg
(American)

V. R. Krishna IyerV. R. Krishna Iyer
(Indian)
Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
(German)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(British,American)

Gerhard KlopferGerhard Klopfer
(German)
Melville FullerMelville Fuller
(American)
Muhammad Zafarullah KhanMuhammad Zafarullah Khan
(Indian,Pakistani)

Henry Fielding DickensHenry Fielding Dickens
(British)
Soli SorabjeeSoli Sorabjee
(Indian)
Jacques Pierre BrissotJacques Pierre Brissot
(French)

John Marshall Harlan IIJohn Marshall Harlan II
(American)
Georg Konrad MorgenGeorg Konrad Morgen
(German)
David Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of AbbotsburyDavid Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury
(British)

Wilhelm MarxWilhelm Marx
(German)
Ole RømerOle Rømer
(Danish)
Thomas McKeanThomas McKean
(British,American)

Roman HerzogRoman Herzog
(German)
Edward Akufo-AddoEdward Akufo-Addo
(Ghanaian)
Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-SlossElizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss
(British)

Brian LevesonBrian Leveson
(British)
Bushrod WashingtonBushrod Washington
(American)
John Sherman CooperJohn Sherman Cooper
(American)