xiii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Introductory reflections. Of criteria, evaluations, and judgments The Nixon era. A turbulent case study How they get there. Appointing Supreme Court justices Why they get there. Qualifications and rationalizations The first forty years. From George Washington to John Quincy Adams, 1789-1829 The next forty years. From Andrew Jackson to Andrew Johnson, 1829-1869 The balance of the nineteenth century. From Ulysses S. Grant to William McKinley, 1869-1901 Into the twentieth century. From Theodore Roosevelt to Herbert Hoover, 1901-1933 The court alters course. FDR and Truman, 1933-1953 The Warren Court. From Ike to LBJ, 1953-1969 The Burger Court. From Nixon to Reagan, 1969-1986 The Rehnquist Court. Reagan, Bush I, Clinton and Bush II, 1986-2005 The Roberts Court, Bush II (in part) Appendix A: Rating Supreme Court justices Appendix B: Rating presidents Appendix C: Statistical data on Supreme Court justices Bibliography. General works Works about or by individual justices Photo acknowledgments Index of cases Index of names.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-438) and indexes.