Lauson Stone
Lauson Harvey Stone son of
US Chief Justice
Chief Justice of the United States
The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the United States federal court system and the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States. The Chief Justice is one of nine Supreme Court justices; the other eight are the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States...

 Harlan Stone, was US a lawyer and civic leader.

In 1942, he was assigned by the War Department to be a defense lawyer for eight Nazi saboteurs involved in Operation Pastorius
Operation Pastorius
Operation Pastorius was a failed plan for sabotage via a series of attacks by Nazi German agents inside the United States. The operation was staged in June 1942 and was to be directed against strategic U.S. economic targets...


Stone received a bachelor's degree in 1925 from Harvard and a law degree in 1928 from Columbia.

External Reference

New York Times obituary

The Use of Military Tribunals, D.C. Circuit Judicial Conference, Remarks of the Chief Justice, June 14, 2002
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