The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court

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Avon Books, 1981 - History - 558 pages
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The Brethren is the first detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action.Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong have pierced its secrecy to give us an unprecedented view of the Chief and Associate Justices--maneuvering, arguing, politicking, compromising and making decisions that affect every major area of American life.

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User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

An intimate and utterly absorbing history of the Supreme Court in the groundbreaking days of the sixties and early seventies. I read this in college for a con-law class and loved it. As an English ... Read full review

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User Review  - Charles M. - Goodreads

Bob Woodward took time out from beating up on Republican presidents to take a behind the scenes look at the US Supreme Court during 1969-75. Readers will find out that high court decisions are not a ... Read full review

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Bob Woodward is the author or co-author of seven #1 national bestsellers, including "All the President's Men," "The Brethren," & "The Agenda." He is Assistant Managing Editor of "The Washington Post" & lives in Washington, D.C.

Scott Armstrong is executive director of the Information Trust. A former reporter for "The Washington Post, " he founded the National Security Archive and was a senior investigator for the Senate Watergate Committee.

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