Supreme Court and It's Justices

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Aba Professional Education

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Table of Contents

Dedicationp. 5
Introductionp. 7
The Power to Interpret the Constitution: Origins of Judicial Review--Ongoing Challenges and Controversiesp. 15
Marbury v. Madison: The Cornerstone of Constitutional Lawp. 17
Six Cases That Shaped Americap. 36
The Last Word Debate: How Social and Political Forces Shape Constitutional Valuesp. 47
Storms Over the Supreme Courtp. 56
The Role of the Supreme Courtp. 67
Portraits of Past and Present Justicesp. 81
John Marshall: A Judicial Pioneerp. 82
Chief Justice Marshall: Expounder of the Constitutionp. 95
Roger Brooke Taney: A Great Chief Justicep. 97
Oliver Wendell Holmes: The Lawyerp. 111
The Secret of Mr. Justice Holmesp. 121
William Howard Taft: President by Chance, Chief Justice by Choicep. 131
The Judicial Career of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughesp. 142
Benjamin Cardozo: A Judge Most Eminentp. 149
Mr. Justice Frankfurter: A Heritage for All Who Love the Lawp. 156
Hugo Black: He Has Joined the Giantsp. 162
Justice Harlan: "The Full Measure of the Man"p. 175
William J. Brennan, Jr.: The Great Persuaderp. 189
Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.: Architect of the Bill of Rightsp. 195
The Legacy of Justice Byron Whitep. 209
Thurgood Marshall: A Roundtable on America's First Black Justicep. 221
Clerking for Justice Marshallp. 235
Chief Enigma: The U.S. Supreme Court under Warren Burgerp. 243
Justice Defined: Harry A. Blackmunp. 254
The Reluctant Justice: Lewis F. Powell Jr.p. 266
Chief Justice Rehnquist: New and Improved?p. 269
Holding the Center: Sandra Day O'Connorp. 275
Antonin Scalia: Intellectual Challenger to Accepted Doctrinal Approachesp. 282
Justice Scalia: Not a Coalition Builderp. 290
Justice Clarence Thomas: A Jurisprudential Vision Based on Original Intentp. 296
The Second Woman Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburgp. 304
Qualities and Ideologies of the Justicesp. 311
The Supreme Court in the Mirror of Justicesp. 312
Will the Real Conservatives Please Stand Up?p. 330
Should Supreme Court Justices Have Life Tenure?p. 335
A Right to Talkp. 338
Internal Operation of the Courtp. 343
The Supreme Court: Past and Presentp. 344
Myths and Misconceptions About the Supreme Courtp. 350
What Really Goes on at the Supreme Courtp. 357
The Brethren: Focusing on the Wrong Secrecyp. 361
A Penchant for Privacy: Court Discourages Advocates Angling for Opennessp. 367
Appointment of New Justicesp. 373
Political Philosophy and Supreme Court Justicesp. 374
Appointing Strangersp. 392
Balance of Power: The Senate, the President and Supreme Court Nomineesp. 399
Supreme Court Nominations: Should President Clinton Apply a Litmus Test?p. 404
Yes: A Solemn Duty
No: Don't Get Down to Cases
Did Bork Say Too Much?p. 410
What's the Alternative? A Roundtable on the Confirmation Processp. 418
Lawyering Before the Courtp. 431
The Uncertainty of Cert: Predicting the Court's Choice of Cases Can be Anyone's Guessp. 432
The 10 Commandments of Certiorarip. 437
Friends with Agendasp. 446
May It Please the Court...p. 452
Takeover Specialists: Why Many Litigators Hand Their Cases to High Court Prosp. 459
Say the Right Thingp. 466
Table of Casesp. 475
Indexp. 487
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