The American Judicial Tradition
Profiles of Leading American Judges 3rd Revised edition
By (author) G. Edward White
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American Judicial Tradition by G. Edward White
Book DescriptionIn this revised third edition of a classic in American jurisprudence, G. Edward White updates his series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to Oliver W. Holmes to Warren E. Burger, with a new chapter on the Rehnquist Court. White traces the development of the American judicial tradition through biographical sketches of the careers and contributions of these renowned judges. In this updated edition, he argues that the Rehnquist Court's approach to constitutional interpretation may have ushered in a new stage in the American judicial tradition. The update also includes a new preface and revised bibliographic note.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195139631
(235mm x 157mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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History of the Supreme Court of the United States: Volume 3-4, The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815-35, Hardback (November 2009)
The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815-1835 comprises the third and fourth volumes of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States, tracing the last two decades of John Marshall's term as Chief Justice.
Common Law, Paperback (April 2009)» View all books by G. Edward White
Much more than an historical examination of liability, criminal law, torts, bail, possession and ownership, and contracts, "The Common Law" articulates the ideas and judicial theory of one of the greatest justices of the Supreme Court. This book reminds us why the book remains essential reading for law students.
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Author Biography - G. Edward White
G. Edward White is University Professor and David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. He is author of several works of biography and law that include the award-winning Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., and most recently, Alger Hiss's Looking Glass Wars.
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