The Supreme Court justices: illustrated biographies, 1789-1995
Congressional Quarterly, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 588 pages
The first single-volume reference to provide in-depth biographies on all the Supreme Court justices from John Jay through Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen G. Breyer. These even-handed and accessible profiles describe each justice's background, formative experiences, career, and the major issues and cases on which they passed judgment.
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