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Jewish justices of the Supreme Court : from Brandeis to Kagan

Author: David G Dalin
Publisher: Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This book] examines the lives, legal careers, and legacies of the eight Jews who have served or who currently serve as justices of the U.S. Supreme Court: Louis D. Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, Felix Frankfurter, Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, and Elena Kagan. David Dalin discusses the relationship that these Jewish justices have had with the presidents who appointed them, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dalin, David G.
Jewish justices of the Supreme Court.
Waltham : Brandeis University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016049562
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Dalin
ISBN: 9781611682380 161168238X
OCLC Number: 959034575
Description: xiii, 350 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, facsimile ; 25 cm.
Contents: Before Brandeis: presidents, presidential appointments, and America's Jews, 1813-1912 --
Louis D. Brandeis : "people's attorney," presidential adviser, and Zionist --
Mr. Justice Brandeis : the Court years --
Benjamin N. Cardozo : redeeming the family name --
Felix Frankfurter : City College to the New Deal --
Mr. Justice Frankfurter : the Court years --
Arthur J. Goldberg : a promising tenure cut short --
Abe Fortas : a tale of achievement and scandal --
Three Jewish justices : Ginsburg, Breyer, and Kagan join the Court.
Series Title: Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life.
Responsibility: David G. Dalin.

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The first history of the eight Jewish men and women who have served or who currently serve as justices of the Supreme Court.  Read more...

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