One of the most acclaimed and best political biographies of its time, Justice for All is a monumental work dedicated to a complicated and principled figure that will become a seminal work of twentieth-century U.S. history.In Justice for All, Jim Newton, an award-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, brings readers the first truly comprehensive consideration of Earl Warren, the politician-t...
Paperback: 640 pages
Publisher: Riverhead Books (October 2, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.4 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 446436
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Newton tells Warren's story in a compelling manner that highlights his major achievements and family life. He doesn't get bogged down in the nitty-gritty details of all the important cases, but rather summarizes the ups and downs of each decision. Th...
Justice who refashioned the place of the court in American life through landmark Supreme Court cases whose names have entered the common parlance -- Brown v. Board of Education, Griswold v. Connecticut, Miranda v. Arizona, to name just a few. Drawing on unmatched access to government, academic, and private documents pertaining to Warren's life and career, Newton explores a fascinating angle of U.S. Supreme Court history while illuminating both the public and the private Warren.