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Now available in a newly revised and updated second edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to the Burger court.
G. Edward White traces the American judicial tradition through sketches of the careers and contributions of such significant judges as John Marshall, Joseph Story, Roger Taney, Stephen Field, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Charles Evans Hughes, Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Earl Warren, William Brennan, and Sandra Day O'Connor. This expanded edition contains a new preface, an updated bibliographical note, and two new chapters, one on Justice William O. Douglas and one on the Burger Court.

About the Author:
G. Edward White is John B. Minor Professor of Law and History at the University of Virginia and is the author of six books, including Patterns of American Legal Thought, Tort Law in America: An Intellectual History, Earl Warren: A Public Life, and The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815-1835.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780195056853
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publisher Imprint: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Edition: Expanded edition
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 35 mm
  • Width: 128 mm
  • ISBN-10: 019505685X
  • Publisher Date: 01 Dec 1988
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 205 mm
  • No of Pages: 576
  • Series Title: Oxford Paperbacks
  • Weight: 599 gr

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