Salt of the earth, conscience of the court : the story of Justice Wiley Rutledge / John M. Ferren
- Ferren, John M.
- Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Company, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xi, 577 pages) : portraits, illustrations
- HeinOnline legal classics library
HeinOnline UNC Press law publications
HeinOnline Spinelli's law library reference shelf
HeinOnline Congress and the courts
- Kentucky and Tennessee -- Wisconsin, Indiana, North Carolina, New Mexico -- Colorado -- St. Louis: high standards and a "big heart" -- St. Louis: a public liberal -- Legal philosophy -- Iowa City: innovation and influence -- Iowa City: support for minorities, legal aid, and court-packing -- Roosevelt's first court vacancies: Van Devanter, Sutherland, Cardozo -- The Brandeis vacancy -- Court of Appeals years: adjustment and impending World War -- Court of Appeals years: judicial approach and outside interests -- The Byrnes vacancy -- The new justice -- Denaturalized citizenship, West Coast curfew, and Japanese-American internment -- First Amendment freedoms -- Acrimony in the court -- The Selective Service, price control, and agency review -- War crimes and military commissions -- A new chief, Jackson's blast from Nuremberg, and the striking mine workers -- A more seasoned justice, sharp divides over criminal procedure -- State courts, the Bill of Rights, and access to federal courts -- The commerce clause and equal protection -- The Justice's world view -- Last term -- Last days: the man and the Justice remembered.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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