9781591027119

Judge Richard S. Arnold

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  • ISBN13:

    9781591027119

  • ISBN10:

    159102711X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-04-21
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
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Summary

Through internal court documents, interviews, and Arnold's diaries, Price traces the former judge's life, career, and political transformation from an elite Southerner with deep misgivings about "Brown v. Board of Education" to a modern champion of civil rights.

Author Biography

Judge Richard S. Arnold: A Legacy Of Justice On The Federal Bench Is A Compelling Portrait Of One Of America's Most Important Federal Judges, Widely Believed To Be One Of The Best Judges Never To Serve On The Supreme Court.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 11
Beginning the Course of Justicep. 17
William Brennan's Law Clerkp. 41
Law Practicep. 71
The Political Candidatep. 95
Appointment to the US District Courtp. 123
Trial Judge for Civil Libertiesp. 145
To the Court of Appealsp. 171
Life and Death below the Supreme Courtp. 191
Free Speech and the First Amendmentp. 225
The Right of Privacy and Abortionp. 251
Desegregation in Little Rockp. 273
"The Intensely Practical Nature of the Political Process"p. 301
Two Opportunities for the Supreme Courtp. 323
Open Courts, Public Ethics, and Private Faithp. 351
Epiloguep. 377
Acknowledgmentsp. 383
Note on Sourcesp. 385
Notesp. 387
Indexp. 453
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