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Have all US Supreme Court justices been lawyers?

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Yes. Although this is not a Constitutional or statutory requirement, Supreme Court justices need a solid understanding of the law to operate effectively. Not all justices attended law school, however. In the 18th- and 19th-centuries, many lawyers studied and apprenticed under a more experienced attorney and were admitted to the bar without benefit of a degree.

Today, most Supreme Court candidates have Ivy League law degrees.
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