Taft in 1909
Entrance to the College of Law from Clifton Avenue.
Yale College photograph of Taft
The College's trial courtroom, where Cincinnati-area state and federal judges conduct proceedings in real cases several times each year.
Sultan Jamalul Kiram II with William Howard Taft of the Philippine Commission in Jolo, Sulu (March 27, 1901)
Statue of former Dean William Howard Taft outside the College of Law. Taft went on to serve as President of the United States and Chief Justice of the United States.
Roosevelt introduces Taft as his crown prince: Puck magazine cover cartoon, 1906.
Another view of the Taft statue.
One of a series of candid photographs known as the Evolution of a Smile, taken just after a formal portrait session, as Taft learns by telephone from Roosevelt of his nomination for president.
A study area in the Marx Law Library.
1908 Taft/Sherman poster
A lecture hall for larger classes at the College of Law.
1908 electoral vote results
A smaller classroom fitted with a variety of instructional technologies.
1909 inauguration
Newton McConnell cartoon showing Canadian suspicions that Taft and others were only interested in Canada when prosperous.
Taft and Porfirio Díaz, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, 1909
Official White House portrait of Taft by Anders Zorn, c. 1911
Taft promoted Associate Justice Edward Douglass White to be Chief Justice of the United States.
1909 Puck magazine cover: Roosevelt departs, entrusting his policies to Taft
Taft with Archibald Butt (second from right)
Taft and Roosevelt – political enemies in 1912
Campaign advertisement arguing Taft deserved a second term
Electoral vote by state, 1912. States won by Taft are in red.
Taft (left) with President Warren G. Harding and Robert Lincoln at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial, May 30, 1922
Chief Justice Taft, c. 1921
The U.S. Supreme Court in 1925. Taft is seated in the bottom row, middle.
Time cover, June 30, 1924
Taft insisted that Charles Evans Hughes succeed him as chief justice.
Taft's headstone at Arlington National Cemetery
Four-cent stamp issued for Taft (1930)

Then-dean and future 27th President of the United States, William Howard Taft (1880), merged it with the University of Cincinnati in 1896.

- University of Cincinnati College of Law

He attended Cincinnati Law School, and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws in 1880.

- William Howard Taft
Taft in 1909

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Willis Van Devanter

American lawyer who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1911 to 1937.

American lawyer who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1911 to 1937.

Van Devanter's former residence in Washington, D.C.

Born in Marion, Indiana, to a family of Dutch Americans, he received a Bachelor of Laws from the Cincinnati Law School in 1881.

On December 12, 1910, President William Howard Taft nominated Van Devanter as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, to a seat vacated by Edward D. White.