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The Resource The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin

The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin

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The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court
Title
The nine
Title remainder
inside the secret world of the Supreme Court
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Toobin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As the Supreme Court continues to rule on important issues, it is essential to understand how it operates. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices themselves and other insiders, this is a timely "state of the union" about America's most elite legal institution. From Anthony Kennedy's self-importance, to Antonin Scalia's combativeness, to David Souter's eccentricity, and even Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with President George W. Bush, this book offers a rare personal look at how the individual style of each justice affects the way in which they wield their considerable power. Toobin shows how--since Reagan--conservatives were long thwarted in their attempts to control the Court by some of the very justices they pressured Presidents to appoint. That struggle ended with the recent appointments of John Roberts and Samuel Alito, and Toobin relays the behind-the-scenes drama in detail, as well as the ensuing 2007 Court term.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toobin, Jeffrey
Dewey number
347.73/26
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8748
LC item number
.T66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Judicial review
  • Conservatism
  • Law
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Jurisprudence
Label
The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The federalist war of ideas -- Good versus evil -- Questions presented -- Collision course -- Big heart -- Exiles return? -- What shall be Orthodox -- Writing separately -- Cards to the left -- the year of the rout -- To the brink -- Over the brink -- Perfectly clear -- "A particular sexual act" -- "A law-profession culture" -- Before speaking, saying something -- The green brief -- "Our executive doesn't" -- "A great privilege, indeed" -- "'G' is for God -- Retiring the trophy -- "I know her heart" -- Dinner at the Just Desserts Café -- "I am and always have been ..." -- Phanatics? -- Epilogue: The steps--closed
Control code
128238167
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 369 pages
Isbn
9780385516402
Lccn
2007020287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)128238167
Label
The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The federalist war of ideas -- Good versus evil -- Questions presented -- Collision course -- Big heart -- Exiles return? -- What shall be Orthodox -- Writing separately -- Cards to the left -- the year of the rout -- To the brink -- Over the brink -- Perfectly clear -- "A particular sexual act" -- "A law-profession culture" -- Before speaking, saying something -- The green brief -- "Our executive doesn't" -- "A great privilege, indeed" -- "'G' is for God -- Retiring the trophy -- "I know her heart" -- Dinner at the Just Desserts Café -- "I am and always have been ..." -- Phanatics? -- Epilogue: The steps--closed
Control code
128238167
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 369 pages
Isbn
9780385516402
Lccn
2007020287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)128238167

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