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The justices of the United States Supreme Court : their lives and major opinions

Author: Leon Friedman; Fred L Israel; Chelsea House Publishers,
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, [1997]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays examine the basic biographical facts of each justice's life, legal background, path to the Supreme Court, and major decisions. Arranged chronologically from John Jay, appointed to the court by President George Washington in 1789 to Stephen Breyer, appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1994.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Friedman; Fred L Israel; Chelsea House Publishers,
ISBN: 0791013774 9780791013779 0791032256 9780791032251
OCLC Number: 31435726
Notes: Revised edition of: The justices of the United States Supreme Court, 1789-1978. First paperback edition. 1980.
Description: 5 volumes (xviii, 2115 pages) : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. About the editors and contributors --
Preface / Leon Friedman --
Introduction / Louis H. Pollak --
John Jay --
John Rutledge --
William Cushing --
James Wilson --
John Blair, Jr. --
James Iredell --
Thomas Johnson --
William Paterson --
Samuel Chase --
Oliver Ellsworth --
Bushrod Washington --
Alfred Moore --
John Marshall --
William Johnson --
Brockholst Livingston --
Thomas Todd --
Gabriel Duvall --
Joseph Story --
Smith Thompson --
Robert Trimble --
John McLean --
Henry Baldwin --
James M. Wayne --
Roger B. Taney --
Philip Pendleton Barbour --
John Catron --
John McKinley. v. 2. Peter V. Daniel --
Samuel Nelson --
Levi Woodbury --
Robert C. Grier --
Benjamin R. Curtis --
John A. Campbell --
Nathan Clifford --
Noah H. Swayne --
Samuel Miller --
David Davis --
Stephen J. Field --
Salmon P. Chase --
William Strong --
Joseph P. Bradley --
Ward Hunt --
Morrison R. Waite --
John M. Harlan --
William B. Woods --
Stanley Matthews --
Horace Gray --
Samuel Blatchford --
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar --
Melville W. Fuller --
David J. Brewer --
Henry Billings Brown --
George Shiras, Jr. --
Howell E. Jackson. v. 3. Edward Douglass White --
Rufus Peckham --
Joseph McKenna --
Oliver Wendell Holmes --
William R. Day --
William Moody --
Horace H. Lurton --
Charles Evans Hughes --
Willis Van Devanter --
Joseph Rucker Lamar --
Mahlon Pitney --
James C. McReynolds --
Louis D. Brandeis --
John H. Clarke --
William Howard Taft --
George Sutherland --
Pierce Butler --
Edward Terry Sanford --
Harlan Fiske Stone --
Owen J. Roberts --
Benjamin Cardozo --
Hugo L. Black --
Stanley Reed --
Felix Frankfurter. v. 4. William O. Douglas --
Frank Murphy --
James Byrnes --
Robert H. Jackson --
Wiley Rutledge --
Harold Burton --
Fred M. Vinson --
Tom C. Clark --
Sherman Minton --
Earl Warren --
John Marshall Harlan --
Charles Whittaker --
Arthur J. Goldberg --
Abe Fortas --
Warren E. Burger --
Thurgood Marshall --
William J. Brennan --
Potter Stewart --
Byron R. White --
Harry A. Blackmun --
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. v. 5. William H. Rehnquist --
John Paul Stevens --
Antonin Scalia --
Anthony M. Kennedy --
Sandra Day O'Connor --
David Hackett Souter --
Clarence Thomas --
Ruth Bader Ginsberg --
Stephen G. Breyer --
appendix. Statistics on the Supreme Court --
Index.
Other Titles: Justices of the United States Supreme Court, 1789-1978.
Responsibility: edited by Leon Friedman & Fred L. Israel.

Abstract:

Essays examine the basic biographical facts of each justice's life, legal background, path to the Supreme Court, and major decisions. Arranged chronologically from John Jay, appointed to the court by President George Washington in 1789 to Stephen Breyer, appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1994.
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