The Center Holds: The Power Struggle Inside the Rehnquist Courtby James F. Simon
Simon focuses on crucial issues in American law--abortion rights, racial discrimination, First Amendment freedoms, and capital punishment--in this behind-the-scenes look at the private deliberations and deep disagreements of the Rehnquist Court. This is an unprecedented inside account of the struggle for the soul of the Supreme Court during the Reagan and Bush years. Photos.
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James F. Simon is the Martin Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at New York Law School. He is the author of seven previous books on American history, law, and politics. His books have won the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award and twice been named New York Times Notable Books. He lives with his wife in West Nyack, New York.
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