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Justices, Presidents, and Senators free pdf Totally revised and updated, this classic history of the 110 members of the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the vital questions of why individual justices were nominated to the highest court, how their nominations were received, whether the appointees ultimately lived up to the expectations of the American public, and what their legacy was on the development of American law and society. Enhanced by photographs of every justice from 1789 to 2007.

About Henry J. Abraham

Henry J. Abraham, one of the country's most respected scholars of the U.S. Supreme Court, is James Hart Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, Emeritus, at the University of Virginia and the author of numerous works. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Author : Henry J. Abraham
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 28 October 2007
ISBN : 0742558959
EAN : 9780742558953
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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