Justices and Presidents: A Political History of Appointments to the Supreme Court

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Oxford University Press, 1992 - Executive power - 467 pages
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This new edition of this classic history of the Supreme Court discusses the selection, nomination, and appointment of each of the Justices who have sat on the U.S. Supreme Court since 1789. Abraham provides a fascinating account of the presidential motivations behind each nomination, examining how each appointee's performance on the bench fulfilled, or disappointed, presidential expectations.

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From George Washington to John
71
From Andrew Jackson to Andrew
95
Epilogue
370
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Henry J. Abraham, James Hart Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia.

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