The Supreme Court justices : illustrated biographies, 1789-2012

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The Supreme Court Justices: Illustrated Biographies 1789-2012, Third Edition provides a single-volume reference profiling every Supreme Court justice from John Jay through Elena Kagan. An original essay on each justice paints a vivid picture of his or her individuality as shaped by family, education, pre-Court career, and the times in which he or she lived. Each biographical essay also presents the major issues on which the justice presided. Essays are arranged in the order of the justicesÆ appointments. Lively anecdotes along with portraits, photographs, and political cartoons enrich the text and deepen readersÆ understanding of the justices and of the Court. The volume includes an extensive bibliography and is indexed for easy research access. New in this edition are: ·áááááááá A foreword by Chief Justice John G. Roberts +áááááááá A revised essay on Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist +áááááááá Updated essays on sitting or recently retired members of the court +áááááááá New biographies for Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Associate Justices Samuel A. Alito, Elena Kagan, and Sonia M. Sotomayor +áááááááá An updated listing of members of the Supreme Court with appointment and confirmation dates +áááááááá An updated bibliography with key sources on the Supreme Court and the justices For insightful background and lively commentary on the individuals who have served on the Supreme Court of the United States, there is no better reference than this updated new volume. This is a vital reference work for researchers, students, and others interested in the Supreme CourtÆs past, present, and future.
List of Biographies:
John Jay / Clare Cushman
John Rutledge / Clare Cushman
William Cushing / Clare Cushman
James Wilson / Andre C. Laviano
John Blair, Jr. / Clare Cushman
James Iredell / Danny Moody
Thomas Johnson / James O'Hara
William Paterson / Charles F. Hickox III and Andrew C. Laviano
Samuel Chase / James Haw
Oliver Ellsworth / James Buchanan
Bushrod Washington / Clare Cushman
Alfred Moore / James Buchanan
John Marshall / Herbert A. Johnson
William Johnson / David T. Pride
Brockholst Livingston / Kathleen Shurtleff
Thomas Todd / Peter Gaudioso
Gabriel Duvall / James O'Hara
Joseph Story / David T. Pride
Smith Thompson / Donald Roper
Robert Trimble / John S Goff
John McLean / Burnett Anderson
Henry Baldwin / Robert D Ilisevich
James M. Wayne / Burnett Anderson
Roger B. Taney / Clare Cushman
Philip P. Barbour / David T. Pride
John Catron / Burnett Anderson
John McKinley / F. Thorton Miller
Peter V. Daniel / John P. Frank
Samuel Nelson / Clare Cushman
Levi Woodbury / Vincent J. Capowski
Robert C.. Grier / Burnett Anderson
Benjamin R. Curtis / Kathleen Shurtleff
John A. Campbell / Burnett Andserson
Nathan Clifford / David T. Pride
Noah H. Swayne / Burnett Anderson
Samuel F. Miller / Burnett Anderson
David Davis / Leonard M Niehoff
Stephen J. Field / David T. Pride
Salmon P. Chase / Clare Cushman
William Strong / Burnett Anderson
Joseph P. Bradley / Jonathan Lurie
Ward Hunt / Melissa S. Hardin
Morrison R. Waite / David T. Pride
John Marshall Harlan / Loren P. Beth
William B. Woods / Thomas E. Baynes, Jr.
Stanley Matthews / Donald Roper
Horace Gray / Burnett Anderson
Samuel Blatchford / Kathleen Shurtleff
Lucius Q. C. Lamar / David T. Pride
Melville W. Fuller / David T. Pride
David J. Brewer / Brian J. Moline
Henry B. Brown / Robert M. Warner
George Shiras, Jr. / Roy M. Mersky
Howell E. Jackson / Clare Cushman
Edward Douglass White / Clare Cushman
Rufus W. Peckham / Burnett Anderson
Joseph McKenna / James O'Hara
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. / Gary J. Aichele
William R. Day / Kathleen Shurtleff
William H. Moody / Paul T. Heffron
Horace H. Lurton / Burnett Anderson
Charles Evans Hughes / Burnett Anderson
Willis Van Devanter / David T. Pride
Joseph R. Lamar / Burnett Anderson
Mahlon Pitney / Burnett Anderson
James C. McReynolds / David T. Pride
Louis D. Brandeis / Philippa Strum
John H. Clarke / Clare Cushman
William Howard Taft / David T. Pride
George Sutherland / Jay S. Bybee
Pierce Butler / William Reilly
Edward T. Sanford / Burnett Anderson
Harlan Fiske Stone / Louis Lusky
Owen J. Roberts / Jay S. Bybee
Benjamin N Cardozo / David T. Pride
Hugo L. Black / Hugo L. Black, Jr.
Stanley F. Reed / John D. Fassett
Felix Frankfurter / Philip B. Kurland
William O. Douglas / James C. Duram and Judith Johnson
Frank Murphy / Sidney Fine
James F. Byrnes / Winfred B. Moore, Jr
Robert H. Jackson / James M. Marsh
Wiley B. Rutledge / Louis H. Pollak
Harold H. Burton / Jennifer M. Lowe
Fred M. Vinson / John Henry Hatcher
Tom C Clark / Robert M Langran
Sherman Minton / David N Atkinson
Earl Warren / Bernard Schwartz
John Marshall Harlan / Nathan Lewin
William J Brennan, Jr. / Stephen Wermiel
Charles E Whittaker / Alan C Kohn
Potter Stewart / Gil Kujovich
Byron R White / Dennis J Hutchinson
Arthur J. Goldberg / Kathleen Shurtleff
Abe Fortas / Clare Cushman
Thurgood Marshall / Susan Low Bloch
Warren E. Burger / Burnett Anderson
Harry A. Blackmun / Alan S. Madans
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. / William J. Stuntz
William H. Rehnquist / Craig M. Bradley
John Paul Stevens / Robert J. Sickels and Clare Cushman
Sandra Day O'Connor / Clare Cushman
Antonin Scalia / Sally Katzen
Anthony M.Kennedy / Richard K. Willard
David H. Souter / John J. Sullivan
Clarence Thomas / Christopher Landau
Ruth Bader Ginsburg / Edith Lampson Roberts
Stephen G. Breyer / Jane Manners
John G. Roberts, Jr. / Clare Cushman
Samuel A. Alito, Jr. / Jennifer M. Lowe
Sonia Sotomayor / Clare Cushman
Elena Kagan / Clare Cushman.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The third edition of this biographical dictionary adds four new profiles: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Associate Justices Samuel A. Alito, Sonia M. Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan (the newest appointee). The single-volume work encompasses 112 chief and associate justices, organized chronologically by their appointments to the highest court in the land. Chief Justice Roberts supplies the foreword and conveys the importance of this collection of essays about the justices' personal lives, legal contributions, and accomplishments throughout their lives. The entries many of which have been revised from the previous edition vary in length from four to five pages and include an updated black-and-white portrait and other illustrations relating to the justices' lives and court cases. The appendix contains a comprehensive listing of all the justices, providing information in a chart format as to who appointed them, length of service, confirmation, and so on. An extensive and revised bibliography and separate suggestions for young readers are included. A detailed index, which includes reference to court cases, completes this volume. This volume would be a worthwhile purchase for middle- and high-school media centers as well as public and academic libraries as a beginning resource about the members of the Supreme Court.--Harless, Carol Sue Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects United States. -- Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
United States. -- Supreme Court -- History.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
Publisher Thousand Oaks, California :2013
Edition Third edition.
Contributors Cushman, Clare, editor.
Supreme Court Historical Society, editor.
Language English
Description xx, 562 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 516-538) and index.
ISBN 9781608718320 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1608718328 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1608718336 (pbk.)
9781608718337 (pbk.)
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