The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
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 - Mitchell_Bergeson_Jr - LibraryThing
This was a extraordinary read. It is a bit dated, but most of the cases discussed like abortion, campaign finance, religious freedom and affirmative action will surely be argued anew in the near ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - marshapetry - LibraryThing
Highly recommend. This book answered a question I've wondered about for years! : when O'Connor was appointed I remember being so disappointed with "the first woman on the bench" because I thought she ... Read full review