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Nine men : a political history of the Supreme Court from 1790 to 1955

Author: Fred Rodell
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Appraisal of the Supreme Court and its place in our scheme of government treats the Justices not as law-givers but as men whose motivations are the direct result of their own political beliefs and personal backgrounds.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rodell, Fred, 1907-1980.
Nine men.
New York : Random House, ©1955
(OCoLC)883635708
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Rodell
OCLC Number: 345501
Description: 338 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Powerful, irresponsible, and human --
2. From the gleam in the founding fathers' eyes to the birth of supreme court power --
3. Government by John Marshall, the great chief justice --
4. Not states against nation but south against north as the court leans on to war --
5. The court rides back to power on the nation's surge to the west --
6. Associate justice Holmes, dissenting --
7. The court collides with the new deal and wins the battle by defaulting the war --
8. A court attuned to a liberal key develops its own discordance --
9. Yesterday's court, the court today, and a court that could be tomorrow.
Responsibility: Fred Rodell.

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Appraisal of the Supreme Court and its place in our scheme of government treats the Justices not as law-givers but as men whose motivations are the direct result of their own political beliefs and personal backgrounds.

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