The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, May 31, 2011 - History - 592 pages
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The Brethren is the first detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action. Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong have pierced its secrecy to give us an unprecedented view of the Chief and Associate Justices -- maneuvering, arguing, politicking, compromising and making decisions that affect every major area of American life.
  

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Depth: B Style: C Content: B Research: A Historical Impact: D Woodward and Armstrong write a tale of 7 years and 14 Supreme Court judges. To actually write the book, and to access dozens of law clerks ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

Woodward in this book took on the quest of writing about the inner workings of the early Burger Court, which is around the early 1970's, and he succeeded in making one of the most interesting and ... Read full review

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Bob Woodward is an associate editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked for forty-one years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first for The Washington Postís coverage of the Watergate scandal, and later for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored twelve #1 national nonfiction bestsellers. He has two daughters, Tali and Diana, and lives in Washington, DC, with his wife, writer Elsa Walsh.

Scott Armstrong is executive director of the Information Trust. A former reporter for The Washington Post, he founded the National Security Archive and was a senior investigator for the Senate Watergate Committee.

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