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In chambers : stories of Supreme Court law clerks and their Justices

Author: Todd C Peppers; Artemus Ward
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012.
Series: Constitutionalism and democracy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd C Peppers; Artemus Ward
ISBN: 9780813932651 0813932653 9780813932668 0813932661
OCLC Number: 746489156
Description: xi, 445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The origins of the clerkship institution --
Birth of an institution : Horace Gray and the lost law clerks / Todd C. Peppers --
The judge as mentor : Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and his law clerks / I. Scott Messinger --
Isaiah and his young disciples : Justice Louis Brandeis and his law clerks / Todd C. Peppers --
Benjamin Cardozo and his law clerks / Andrew L. Kaufman --
The family of Stone law clerks / Bennett Boskey --
pt. II. The premodern clerkship institution --
A passion for justice : living with and clerking for Justice Hugo Black / Charles A. Reich --
Clerking for Justice Hugo Black / Daniel J. Meador --
Half clerk, half son : Justice Felix Frankfurter and his law clerks / Todd C. Peppers and Beth See Driver --
William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. : breaking the color barrier at the United States Supreme Court / Todd C. Peppers --
Fifty-two weeks of boot camp / Bruce Allen Murphy --
Lucile Lomen : the first female United States Supreme Court law clerk / Jennie Berry Chandra --
Wiley Blount Rutledge Jr. and his law clerks / John M. Ferren --
Strained relations : Justice Charles Evans Whittaker and his law clerks / Craig Alan Smith --
pt. III. The modern clerkship insitution --
Clerking for Chief Justice Earl Warren / Jesse H. Choper --
Charting civil liberties and protecting free expression : learning from and working with Justice William J. Brennan / Robert M. O'Neil --
Justice Arthur Goldberg and his law clerks / Alan M. Dershowitz --
Shirt-tales : clerking for Byron White / Kevin J. Worthen --
Thurgood Marshall and his clerks / Deborah L. Rhode --
Good old number three : Harry Blackmun and his clerks / Randall P. Bezanson --
Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. : a personal view by a former clerk / J. Harvie Wilkinson III --
Making work for idle hands : William H. Rehnquist and his law clerks / Artemus Ward --
The modern clerkship : Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her law clerks / Todd C. Peppers.
Series Title: Constitutionalism and democracy.
Responsibility: edited by Todd C. Peppers and Artemus Ward.

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As we learn more about how the once and still secretive Supreme Court functions, the role of law clerks becomes increasingly important in understanding the inner dynamic as well as the nuts and bolts Read more...

 
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