9781588380265

A Judge in the Senate: Howell Heflin's Career of Politics and Priciples

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  • ISBN13:

    9781588380265

  • ISBN10:

    1588380262

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-05-01
  • Publisher: John F Blair Pub
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Summary

The authorized biography of Senator Howell Heflin covers the life and times of one of the most famous Alabama politicans ever. A former Alabama Supreme Court Justice, Heflin brought a level of integrity and commitment to his position, and was a key figure in many important and controversial debates.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9(3)
Preface 12(5)
Between Sharks and Barracudas
17(5)
People of the Old South
22(11)
The Minister's Son
33(12)
School Days
45(13)
Birmingham-Southern College
58(9)
The Marines
67(24)
Learning Law
91(10)
Debut of a Country Lawyer
101(18)
Success and Recognition
119(19)
Prelude to Office
138(14)
Judicial Reform Begins
152(20)
The Judicial Article
172(15)
Implementation and National Attention
187(16)
Defeating Wallace in the 1978 Senate Race
203(12)
Starting Fast with Ethics and the Judiciary
215(23)
Friend of the Farmer
238(22)
Champion of Equal Rights
260(20)
Into a Second Term
280(19)
Strong for Space, Defense, and Research
299(22)
Iran-Contra, Bork, and the Spotlight
321(24)
Bane of Environmentalists
345(17)
Senior Senator
362(23)
His Finest Hour
385(23)
At the End, a Man Respected
408(13)
Candidate of the Alfalfa Club
421(2)
The Qualities of An Effective Senator
423(13)
Views of the Presidents
436(9)
An Affirmation of America
445(11)
Appendix 456(6)
Notes 462(8)
Index 470

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