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American original : the life and constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Author: Joan Biskupic
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A profile of the conservative Supreme Court justice offers insight into his absolute belief system and considerable body of work, evaluating Scalia as an "apex of power" whose opinions may have far-reaching consequences in the social counterrevolution.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Antonin Scalia; Antonin Scalia; Antonin Scalia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Biskupic
ISBN: 0374532443 9780374532444
OCLC Number: 655759449
Notes: "Sarah Chrichton Books."
Description: 434 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: A place in the American story --
In the turbulence of Watergate --
Witness for the executive --
Meeting of the minds --
Relentless in dissent --
"I have no agenda." --
"Is anybody listening?" --
Dilemmas of race --
Passions of his mind --
"A country I do not recognize" --
Bush v. Gore : not over it --
"Quack, quack" --
The center chair --
Showman of the bench --
Power in a time of terrorism --
"You get one shot."
Responsibility: Joan Biskupic.

Abstract:

A profile of the conservative Supreme Court justice offers insight into his absolute belief system and considerable body of work, evaluating Scalia as an "apex of power" whose opinions may have far-reaching consequences in the social counterrevolution.

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