Supreme Justice

Author: Thurgood Marshall
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812236903
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To understand fully the complexities of Thurgood Marshall's work as a practicing lawyer, civil rights advocate for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, federal judge, and the first African American appointed Solicitor General of the United States ...

Supreme Justice

Author: Gary Hardwick
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061842948
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Now this by-the-book prosecutor must ask his street-smart brother for help, putting aside the bitter blood feud that has raged between them since childhood.

Supreme Justice

Author: Phillip Margolin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061994777
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With nonstop action, Supreme Justice picks up where Executive Privilege left off, putting readers right back where they were—on the edge of their seats.

Supreme Justice

Author: Max Allan Collins
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 9781612185309
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When a Supreme Court justice is killed in the middle of a botched robbery, former Secret Service agent Joseph Reeder, who is requested by an old FBI friend Gabe Sloan to help with the investigation, is convinced that the killing was ...

The Pursuit Of Justice

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195311892
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Reviews and discusses landmark cases heard by the United States Supreme court from 1803 through 2000.

The Supreme Court And Military Justice

Author: Jonathan Lurie
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1452276285
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he post–World War II era produced a major change in military justice. Late in
1948, the secretary of defense, James Forrestal, convened a special committee
to prepare a new code of military justice, one which would be applicable to all
branches of the armed forces. By 1950 the Uniform Code of Military Justice (
UCMJ) had been drafted, approved by Congress, and signed into law by
President Harry S. Truman.1 Two of its more than 140 articles concerned
appellate military justice.

Supreme Court Justices

Author: Susan Navarro Smelcer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437925839
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Justice Joseph McKenna was a district attorney in Solano County, California (
1866-1870), and the Attorney General of the United States (1897). Since 1953,
15 of the 24 appointees (62.5%) came to the bench with prior experience as
government attorneys. As in the previous period, a majority of these Justices held
multiple positions as government attorneys. Of the 15 appointed with such
experience, 8 (53.3%) held multiple positions. Chief Justice Earl Warren, for
example, held five ...

Justice Antonin Scalia And The Supreme Court S Conservative Moment

Author: Christopher E. Smith
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 027594705X
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The Influence of the Individual Justice Scholars face a daunting task when
attempting to analyze precisely the roles and influence of individual justices on
the Supreme Court. Although the individual decision makers on the high court —
unlike decision makers in larger, bureaucratic institutions — are few in number
and therefore identifiable, the secretive traditions of the judicial branch impede
accurate assessments of many aspects of justices' behavior. The justices'
discussions with ...

Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story

Author: R. Kent Newmyer
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807864021
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Sedgwick—associate justice of the state supreme court, dedicated Federalist,
and longtime leader of the movement for judicial reform—made the point to Story
himself: “On you, doubtless,” he said, “more than any other man success
depends.” Sedgwick and Story were in fact collaborators with Samuel Sewall on
a comprehensive bill altering the circuits and reforming jurisdiction and the
appellate process that came out of Story's committee in 1806° and that in various
forms came ...

Criminal Justice And Supreme Court

Publisher: Allied Publishers
ISBN: 9788177649048
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In the States or Union Territories, where Human Rights Commissions have not
been set up, the Chief Justice of the High Court concerned, to constitute a
committee, as found appropriate for the same purpose and directions which have
been given in regard to the State Human Rights Commission would equally
apply to those Committees also. [Dilip K. Basu and others v. State ofWB and
others, 2004 SCC (Cri) 1 1 98] 46. Police must not be oblivious of human rights
and dignity When ...