Abe Fortas: a Biography

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Yale University Press, 1990 - 499 pages
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Fortas distinguished himself as a government official during the New Deal, as founder of a powerful Washington law firm that represented both business interests and societal underdogs, as a long-time ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
ONE Outsider
7
TWO The Greatest Law Firm in the Country
27
THREE Professor and Inquisitor
49
FOUR The Lawyer as Bureaucrat
65
FIVE Under Secretary
77
s1x From Public Service to the Private Sector 1
102
SEVEN Cold War Distractions
125
ELEVEN New Roles
228
TWELVE The Lawyer as Justice
249
THIRTEEN Revolution
277
FOURTEEN The Adviser H
293
FIFTEEN On the Defensive
319
SIXTEEN From Public Service to the Private Sector n
359
SEVENTEEN Suddenly Everything Seems OldFashioned
379
Notes
403

EIGHT The Washington Lawyer
152
NINE The Actor
184
TEN The Adviser I
199

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