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Nature's justice : writings of William O. Douglas

Author: William O Douglas; James O'Fallon
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2000.
Series: Northwest readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As the longest serving Justice in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court, William O. Douglas was known for writing a host of dissenting opinions. He was also a prolific writer off the bench, a man whose work was as much concerned with nature as with law." "This collection brings together writings that represent the wide range of Douglas's interests. It includes selections from his autobiographical and political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980.
Nature's justice.
Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606472850
Online version:
Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980.
Nature's justice.
Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)608458420
Named Person: William O Douglas; William O Douglas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William O Douglas; James O'Fallon
ISBN: 9780870714825 0870714821 9780870715693 0870715690
OCLC Number: 43953895
Description: x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: At Home in the Mountains --
"Foreword" (from Of Men and Mountains, 1950) --
"The Cascades" (from Of Men and Mountains, 1950) --
"Sagebrush and Lava Rock" (from Of Men and Mountains, 1950) --
"Coming of Age in Yakima" (from Go East, Young Man, 1974) --
"Fly vs. Bait" (from Of Men and Mountains, 1950) --
"Roy Schaeffer" (from Of Men and Mountains, 1950) --
New Deal Judge --
"The New Deal" (from Go East, Young Man, 1974) --
"Brandeis and Black" (from Go East, Young Man, 1974) --
"Contending Schools of Thought" (from The Court Years, 1980) --
"Franklin D. Roosevelt" (from The Court Years, 1980) --
Civil Libertarian --
"Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes" (excerpt, 1963) --
Free Speech Cases --
Terminiello --
Dennis --
Beauharnais --
"The Right to Be Let Alone" (from The Right of the People, 1958) --
Griswold v. Connecticut --
"Points of Rebellion" (excerpt, 1970) --
Internationalist --
"Vietnam--Nation in Disintegration" (from North from Malaya, 1953) --
"Vietnam" (from The Court Years, 1980]) --
Conservationist --
"Pacific Beach" (from My Wilderness, 1960) --
"Middle Fork of the Salmon" (from My Wilderness, 1960) --
Sierra Club v. Morton.
Series Title: Northwest readers.
Responsibility: edited by James O'Fallon.

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"As the longest serving Justice in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court, William O. Douglas was known for writing a host of dissenting opinions. He was also a prolific writer off the bench, a man whose work was as much concerned with nature as with law." "This collection brings together writings that represent the wide range of Douglas's interests. It includes selections from his autobiographical and political books, and opinions from landmark cases - all reflecting not only his love of justice but also his roots in the Pacific Northwest and his lifelong commitment to the environment."--Jacket.

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