Five Chiefs:A Supreme Court Memoir

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出版社: Little Brown
2011-10
版次: 1
ISBN: 9780316199803
定价: 183.60
装帧: 精装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 304页
正文语种: 英语
  • WhenheresignedlastJune,JusticeStevenswasthethirdlongestservingJusticeinAmericanhistory(1975-2010)--onlyJusticeWilliamO.Douglas,whomStevenssucceeded,andStephenFieldhaveservedontheCourtforalongertime.InFiveChiefs,JusticeStevenscapturestheinnerworkingsoftheSupremeCourtviahispersonalexperienceswiththefiveChiefJustices--FredVinson,EarlWarren,WarrenBurger,WilliamRehnquist,andJohnRoberts--thatheinteractedwith.HereminiscesofbeingalawclerkduringVinson'stenure;apracticinglawyerforWarren;acircuitjudgeandjuniorjusticeforBurger;acontemporarycolleagueofRehnquist;andacolleagueofcurrentChiefJusticeJohnRoberts.Alongtheway,hewilldiscusshisviewsofsomethemostsignificantcasesthathavebeendecidedbytheCourtfromVinson,whobecameChiefJusticein1946whenTrumanwasPresident,toRoberts,whobecameChiefJusticein2005.PackedwithinterestinganecdotesandstoriesabouttheCourt,FiveChiefsisanunprecedentedandhistoricallysignificantlookatthehighestcourtintheUnitedStates. JohnPaulStevensservedasaJudgeoftheUnitedStatesCourtofAppealsfortheSeventhCircuitfrom1970-1975.PresidentFordnominatedhimasanAssociateJusticeoftheSupremeCourt,andhetookhisseatDecember19,1975.JusticeStevensretiredfromtheSupremeCourtonJune29,2010.
  • 内容简介:
    WhenheresignedlastJune,JusticeStevenswasthethirdlongestservingJusticeinAmericanhistory(1975-2010)--onlyJusticeWilliamO.Douglas,whomStevenssucceeded,andStephenFieldhaveservedontheCourtforalongertime.InFiveChiefs,JusticeStevenscapturestheinnerworkingsoftheSupremeCourtviahispersonalexperienceswiththefiveChiefJustices--FredVinson,EarlWarren,WarrenBurger,WilliamRehnquist,andJohnRoberts--thatheinteractedwith.HereminiscesofbeingalawclerkduringVinson'stenure;apracticinglawyerforWarren;acircuitjudgeandjuniorjusticeforBurger;acontemporarycolleagueofRehnquist;andacolleagueofcurrentChiefJusticeJohnRoberts.Alongtheway,hewilldiscusshisviewsofsomethemostsignificantcasesthathavebeendecidedbytheCourtfromVinson,whobecameChiefJusticein1946whenTrumanwasPresident,toRoberts,whobecameChiefJusticein2005.PackedwithinterestinganecdotesandstoriesabouttheCourt,FiveChiefsisanunprecedentedandhistoricallysignificantlookatthehighestcourtintheUnitedStates.
  • 作者简介:
    JohnPaulStevensservedasaJudgeoftheUnitedStatesCourtofAppealsfortheSeventhCircuitfrom1970-1975.PresidentFordnominatedhimasanAssociateJusticeoftheSupremeCourt,andhetookhisseatDecember19,1975.JusticeStevensretiredfromtheSupremeCourtonJune29,2010.
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