9781586488352

The Supreme Court: A C-span Book, Featuring the Justices in Their Own Words

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  • ISBN13:

    9781586488352

  • ISBN10:

    158648835X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/4/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Summary

This singular collection of original interviews with all nine sitting Supreme Court justices plus retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor--as well as reporters, attorneys, and historians--gives readers a rare window into the nation's highest court and those who serve there.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
The Justices
Chief Justice John Robertsp. 3
John Paul Stevensp. 34
Antonin Scaliap. 53
Anthony Kennedyp. 68
Clarence Thomasp. 85
Ruth Bader Ginsburgp. 106
Stephen Breyerp. 122
Samuel Alitop. 149
Sonia Sotomayorp. 165
Sandra Day O'Connor (Retired)p. 182
Supreme Court Experts
Reporter, USA Todayp. 199
Former Solicitor Generalp. 220
Reporter, SCOTUS Blogp. 244
Attorney and Former Supreme Court Law Clerkp. 277
A Supreme Court Historianp. 297
Clerk of the Supreme Courtp. 322
Supplementary Material
Biographies of the Justicesp. 341
Members of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-2010p. 348
Recent C-SPAN Surveys of Public Awareness of the Supreme Courtp. 352
Number of Supreme Court Petitions and Arguments Heard, 1980-2008p. 358
C-SPAN Requests for Same-Day Release of Oral Argumentsp. 359
Excerpt from the Opinion Marbury v. Madisonp. 361
Biography of John Marshall, the "Great Chief"p. 368
Indexp. 371
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