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Monday
Dec072009

A Visual History of the Supreme Court - New Infographic Poster!

 


Today, I want to share the launch of Timeplots.com.  A new infographic site focused on designing visual timelines by Nathaniel Pearlman and Frank Hamilton.  The Timeplots.com site launched today highlighting their first project; a poster called “A Visual History of the Supreme Court of the United States”.

This large-scale (48″x32″) print displays the full sweep of American federal judicial history from 1789 to 2009. It combines biographical information on every Supreme Court justice with a visualization of the influence of U.S. presidents and their political parties on the Court over time, and includes vote counts and summaries of landmark cases.

Months of work went into researching the history of the Supreme Court, and that effort really shows through in the level of detail in this poster.

 

 


It’s a good thing they offer this as a large format poster, because the detail draws you closer to discover the events and landmark decisions that are the colorful history of the SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States).

 

 

I love that even on their About page, they created small, infographic timelines as a visual of their individual experiences and career histories.  Here’s Nathaniel’s:

 

 


Timeplots has also started a new service, Timeplots on Demand:

Timeplots’ dedicated staff is ready to work directly with you to honor your own organization—your company, school, nonprofit, team, church, or family—with a custom Timeplot of your institution’s history. Let us help you collect data, create memorable images, and visualize the developments of your institution.

Congratulations to both Nathaniel and Frank!

 

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Reader Comments (6)

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January 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMuhabbet

Very cool... Keep up the good work!

Acai Berry

January 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAcai Berry Pure

I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article. I am desiring the same best work from you in the future as well.

January 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAcai Berry

I really like how you put the Supreme court into visuals. It seems that the Supreme Court made some key landmark decisions throughout the years.

Thanks for this

March 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTop Acai

Very nice post,like it very much..
Great job done.Looking forward for your next article.

April 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWork From Home
This is a fabulous poster that will help many schoolchildren understand the history of the Supreme Court
September 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterFibroids

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