The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
In The Nine, acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at a crucial point, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, and church-state relations. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices and with a keen sense of the Court’s history and the trajectory of its future, Jeffrey Toobin creates in The Nine a riveting story of one of the most important forces in American life today.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gregorybrown - LibraryThing
Jeffrey Toobin showcases his storytelling skills in an immensely enjoyable overview of the last two decades of the Supreme Court. While I was familiar with a lot of the constitutional law from two ... Read full review
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Jeffrey Toobin account of the U S Supreme Court gives the reader a clear perception about its works and its role in the american political system. The composition of the Court, especially in recent ... Read full review