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The majesty of the law : reflections of a Supreme Court Justice / Sandra Day O'Connor ; edited by Craig Joyce.

O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930- (Author). Joyce, Craig. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library KF 8742 .O274 2004 30531966 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 081296747X (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: xx, 330 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 2004 Random House trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2004, c2003.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-318) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Life on the Court: what's it like? -- The court's agenda -- Judicial appointment and tenure: a history -- The Supreme Court reports -- Magna Carta and the rule of law -- The Constitution -- The ratification -- The evolution of the Bill of rights -- The Judiciary act of 1789 and American judicial tradition -- Impeachment and judicial independence -- A President, a Chief Justice and the writ of habeas corpus -- The rights of the individual and the legacy of Holmes -- William Howard Taft and the importance of unanimity -- Charles Evans Hughes and President Roosevelt's Court-expansion plan -- Thurgood Marshall: the influence of a raconteur -- Warren E. Burger -- Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -- Women in society: the American experience -- The women's suffrage movement and its aftermath -- Women in judging -- Women in power -- Organization and structure of the American judicial system -- Juries: problems and solutions -- Professionalism -- Broadening our horizons -- Shield of freedom: the American Constitution and its Court -- The life of the law: principles of logic and experience from the United States -- Through the looking glass and into the crystal ball.
Subject: United States. Supreme Court.
Judges > United States.
Rule of law > United States.
O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
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