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.

Merrick GarlandMerrick Garland
(American)
SamsonSamson
(Israeli)

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Michael GoveMichael Gove
(British)
Stephen BreyerStephen Breyer
(American)
Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito
(American)

Maryanne Trump BarryMaryanne Trump Barry
(American)
William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
(American)
Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy
(American)

Syed Ahmad KhanSyed Ahmad Khan
(Indian,British)
John Paul StevensJohn Paul Stevens
(American)
Lance ItoLance Ito
(American)

Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
(Dutch)
David SouterDavid Souter
(American)
Juliana of the NetherlandsJuliana of the Netherlands
(Dutch)

Roger B. TaneyRoger B. Taney
(American)
Byron WhiteByron White
(American)
Queen Máxima of the NetherlandsQueen Máxima of the Netherlands

Andrew NapolitanoAndrew Napolitano
(American)
Roland FreislerRoland Freisler
(German)
Warren E. BurgerWarren E. Burger
(American)

William I of the NetherlandsWilliam I of the Netherlands
(Dutch)
Hugo BlackHugo Black
(American)
Albert PikeAlbert Pike
(American)

Lynn TolerLynn Toler
(American)
William II of the NetherlandsWilliam II of the Netherlands
(Dutch)
William III of the NetherlandsWilliam III of the Netherlands
(Belgian)

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Lynn ComptonLynn Compton
(American)
Giovanni FalconeGiovanni Falcone
(Italian)
Robert H. JacksonRobert H. Jackson
(American)

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
(American)
Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
(British,American)
Roger ShermanRoger Sherman
(American)

Bao ZhengBao Zheng
(Chinese)
Miriam Defensor SantiagoMiriam Defensor Santiago
(Filipino)
Roh Moo-hyunRoh Moo-hyun
(South Korean)

Henry Fielding DickensHenry Fielding Dickens
(British)
Simone VeilSimone Veil
(French)
Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of RichmondBrenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
(British)

Daniel Paul SchreberDaniel Paul Schreber
(German)
William BlackstoneWilliam Blackstone
Richard Henry LeeRichard Henry Lee
(British,American)

Wilhelm StuckartWilhelm Stuckart
(German)
Diane WoodDiane Wood
(American)
Hans MorgenthauHans Morgenthau
(German)

Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
(German)
Mablean EphriamMablean Ephriam
(American)
Hans LammersHans Lammers
(German)

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
(American)
Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
(American)
Adly MansourAdly Mansour
(Egyptian)

Melville FullerMelville Fuller
(American)
Hans KelsenHans Kelsen
(Austrian,American)
Alex KozinskiAlex Kozinski
(American)

Frank MurphyFrank Murphy
(American)
Werner BestWerner Best
Louise ArbourLouise Arbour
(Canadian)

Paolo BorsellinoPaolo Borsellino
(Italian)
Beverley McLachlinBeverley McLachlin
(Canadian)
Gerhard KlopferGerhard Klopfer
(German)

Radhabinod PalRadhabinod Pal
(Indian)
Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
(American)
V. R. Krishna IyerV. R. Krishna Iyer
(Indian)

Douglas H. GinsburgDouglas H. Ginsburg
(American)
Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
(German)
Frank H. EasterbrookFrank H. Easterbrook
(American)

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(British,American)
John SiricaJohn Sirica
(American)
John Marshall Harlan IIJohn Marshall Harlan II
(American)

Ahmet Necdet SezerAhmet Necdet Sezer
(Turkish)
David Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of AbbotsburyDavid Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury
(British)
Ole RømerOle Rømer
(Danish)

Wilhelm MarxWilhelm Marx
(German)
Roman HerzogRoman Herzog
(German)
Bushrod WashingtonBushrod Washington
(American)

Georg Konrad MorgenGeorg Konrad Morgen
(German)
Muhammad Zafarullah KhanMuhammad Zafarullah Khan
(Indian,Pakistani)
Jacques Pierre BrissotJacques Pierre Brissot
(French)

Thomas McKeanThomas McKean
(British,American)
John Sherman CooperJohn Sherman Cooper
(American)
K. G. BalakrishnanK. G. Balakrishnan
(Indian)