xiv, 674 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780547149257 : 0547149255
This book is a sweeping and revealing insider look at court history and the life of William Brennan, champion of free speech and public access to information, and widely considered the most influential Supreme Court justice of the twentieth century.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Bill's son Lawyer Ascending the bench Ike's mistake Joining the court Cold War Irish or Harvard Triumphant Disarming the South Crime & criticism Angering the left Passages Tumult New challenges Frustration rising Pedestals & cages Death & dignity Unexpected ally Darkest years Rebirth Twilight "So long, Bill".
KF8745.B68 S74 2010
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.