Supreme Conflict : The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-29
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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Over the past decade, the central front of America's bitter culture wars has been the titanic battle over the composition and direction of the United States Supreme Court. No journalist has been closer to the action-from the series of Republican nominations that proved so disappointing to conservatives to the bruising battles that led to the appointments of Justices Roberts and Alito-than ABC News correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg. In this explosive book, she draws on all of her formidable resources to give a brilliant, vivid account of the struggle for the soul of the nation's highest court-one of the most momentous political watersheds in recent American history. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Jan Crawford Greenburg is the national legal affairs commentator for ABC News, and reports on law and politics for World News Tonight, Nightline, Good Morning America, and This Week with George Stephanopoulos. A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, she has covered the Supreme Court for twelve years.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. 1
Day's Endp. 7
Settling for Tonyp. 35
False Hopesp. 65
The Devil You Don'tp. 87
"The Youngest, Cruelest Justice"p. 109
Change of Heartp. 139
The Clinton Wayp. 165
The Naturalp. 185
"Except He's Not a Woman"p. 213
"Trust Me"p. 237
Deconstructing Miersp. 263
A Full Countp. 285
Afterwordp. 317
Acknowledgmentsp. 331
Notesp. 335
Indexp. 345
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