The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox

A Year in the Life of a Supreme Court Clerk in FDR's Washington

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Author: John Knox

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226448626

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Recapturing life in Washington, D.C., when it was still a genteel Southern town, this personal memoir was written by law clerk John Knox (1907-1997), private secretary to U.S. Supreme Court Justice James C. McReynolds. 16 halftones.

A Year at the Supreme Court

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Author: Neal Devins,Davison M. Douglas

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822334484

Category: History

Page: 243

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The meaning and significance of the Supreme Court's 2002-2003 term are explored in a collection of essays that focuses on individual justices, court practices, and some of the most important rulings during the term. Simultaneous.

Courtwatchers

Eyewitness Accounts in Supreme Court History

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Author: Clare Cushman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442212454

Category: Law

Page: 312

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"In the first Supreme Court history told primarily through eyewitness accounts from Court insiders, Clare Cushman provides readers with a behind-the-scenes look at the people, practices, and traditions that have shaped an American institution for more than two hundred years. This entertaining and enlightening tour of the Supreme Court's colorful personalities and inner workings will be of interest to all readers of American political and legal history"--

A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Author: William D. Pederson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444395173

Category: History

Page: 784

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A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt presents a collection of historiographical essays by leading scholars that provides a comprehensive review of the scholarship on the president who led the United States through the tumultuous period from the Great Depression to the waning days of World War II. Represents a state-of-the-art assessment of current scholarship on FDR, the only president elected to four terms of office and the central figure in key events of the first half of the 20th century Covers all aspects of FDR's life and times, from his health, relationships, and Supreme Court packing, to New Deal policies, institutional issues, and international relations Features 35 essays by leading FDR scholars

The American State from the Civil War to the New Deal

The Twilight of Constitutionalism and the Triumph of Progressivism

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Author: Paul D. Moreno

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107067715

Category: History

Page: N.A

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This book tells the story of constitutional government in America during the period of the 'social question'. After the Civil War and Reconstruction, and before the 'second Reconstruction' and cultural revolution of the 1960s, Americans dealt with the challenges of the urban and industrial revolutions. In the crises of the American Revolution and the Civil War, the American founders - and then Lincoln and the Republicans - returned to a long tradition of Anglo-American constitutional principles. During the Industrial Revolution, American political thinkers and actors gradually abandoned those principles for a set of modern ideas, initially called progressivism. The social crisis, culminating in the Great Depression, did not produce a Lincoln to return to the founders' principles, but rather a series of leaders who repudiated them. Since the New Deal, Americans have lived in a constitutional twilight, not having completely abandoned the natural-rights constitutionalism of the founders, nor embraced the entitlement-based welfare state of modern liberalism.

CBA Record

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bar associations

Page: N.A

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Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties: H-R

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Author: Otis H. Stephens,John M. Scheb,Kara Elizabeth Stooksbury

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780313327605

Category: Civil rights

Page: 1342

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Contains entries that discuss aspects of civil rights and liberties, covering major historical developments and social movements, key legislation, Supreme Court decisions, influential individuals, Constitutional provisions, and groups and organizations; arranged alphabetically from H to R.

The American Scholar

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Author: William Allison Shimer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Buyer's Guide

1999-2000

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Author: William White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Library science

Page: N.A

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The New Republic

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Author: Herbert David Croly

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political science

Page: N.A

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The Supreme Court

an essential history

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Author: Peter Charles Hoffer,Williamjames Hoffer,N. E. H. Hull

Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 491

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A definitive history of the U.S. Supreme Court details the evolution of the legal institution from the early days of the American Republic to the present day, offering profiles of the justices, the Court's years under each Chief Justice, its influence on American life, and the issues, cases, and decisions they handled from the perspective of the time in which they came before the Court.

The Nation

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

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Exploring Judicial Politics

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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This volume presents 20 original essays by political scientists and other judicial scholars on a variety of topics relative to the broad area of judicial politics. One theme of these essays is to explore the ways in which law and politics intertwine in the United States. Secondly, the essays provide insights into how scholars go about studying various judicial politics subjects such as the role of judges, lawyers, and juries in our political system. The essays explore issues at the trialcourt level, at the intermediate appellate court level, and at the U.S. Supreme Court. The essays look at the role of judges, juries, lawyers, interest groups, and other actors in the American legal system. Some of the essays look at the issues of judicial selection, while others look at how what we learn about the courts in the U.S. can help us better understand courts in other countries. Taken together, the essays reveal the broad range of issues that students of judicial politics will wantto understand in order to appreciate the role of courts in our society.

Library Journal

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

America, history and life

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Author: American Bibliographical Center,EBSCO Publishing (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

Washington History

Magazine of the Historical Society of Washington

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Washington (D.C.)

Page: N.A

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