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The Supreme Court and its justices

Author: Jesse H Choper; American Bar Association.
Publisher: Chicago : American Bar Association, ©1987.
Series: Best of the ABA journal.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Supreme Court and its justices.
Chicago : American Bar Association, ©1987
(OCoLC)571503153
Online version:
Supreme Court and its justices.
Chicago : American Bar Association, ©1987
(OCoLC)606317356
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse H Choper; American Bar Association.
ISBN: 0897072901 9780897072908
OCLC Number: 15984344
Description: 269 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section One: Establishment of the power of judicial review --
Marbury v. Madison: the cornerstone of Constitutional law / Harold H. Burton --
Section Two: Portraits of past justices --
John Marshall: a judicial pioneer / Douglas H. Gordon --
Chief Justice Marshall: expounder of the Constitution / Earl Warren --
Roger Brooke Taney: a great chief justice / Charles Evans Hughes --
Oliver Wendell Holmes: the lawyer / Harry C. Shriver --
The Secret of Mr. Justice Holmes / Harold R. McKinnon --
William Howard Taft: President by chance, Chief Justice by choice / Alpheus Thomas Mason --
The judicial career of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes / Robert H. Jackson --
Benjamin Cardozo: a judge most eminent / Michael Bernick --
Mr. Justice Frankfurter: "a heritage for all who love the law" / Tom C. Clark --
Hugo Black: he has joined the giants / John P. Frank --
Justice Harlan: "the full measure of the man" / Nathan Lewin --
Section Three: Qualities, characteristics and activities of past justices --
The Supreme Court in the mirror of justices / Felix Frankfurter --
Characteristics of Supreme Court greatness / Stuart S. Nagel --
The not so sinister Brandeis-Frankfurter connection / Lewis J. Paper --
Section Four: The Court as a center of controversy --
The Role of the Supreme Court: a newspaperman's view / Anthony Lewis --
Some reminiscences on many years in the law / Charles E. Whittaker --
Storms over the Supreme Court / Paul A. Freund --
Section Five: Internal operation of the Court --
The Supreme Court: past and present / William H. Rehnquist --
Myths and misconceptions about the Supreme Court / Lewis F. Powell, Jr. --
What really goes on at the Supreme Court / Lewis F. Powell, Jr. --
The Brethren: focusing on the wrong secrecy / Alan B. Morrison --
Section Six: Appointment of new justices --
Political philosophy and Supreme Court justices / Barry Goldwater --
What difference can a justice or two make? / Laurence H. Tribe --
Section Seven: Lawyering before the Court --
The 10 commandments of certiorari / Edward R. Leahy --
Some suggestions for effective case presentations / Robert H. Jackson.
Series Title: Best of the ABA journal.
Responsibility: edited by Jesse H. Choper.

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