The American judicial tradition : profiles of leading American judges / G. Edward White
- White, G. Edward
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
- 3rd ed.
- Physical Description:
- xxx, 592 pages ; 24 cm
- John Marshall and the genesis of the tradition -- Kent, story, and Shaw: the judicial function and property rights -- Roger Taney and the limits of judicial power -- Political ideologies, professional norms, and the state judiciary in the late nineteenth century: Cooley and Doe -- John Marshall Harlan I: the precursor -- The tradition at the close of the nineteenth century -- Holmes, Brandeis, and the origins of judicial liberalism -- Hughes and Stone: ironies of the chief justiceship -- Personal versus impersonal judging: the dilemmas of Robert Jackson -- Cardozo, learned hand, and Frank: the dialectic of freedom and constraint -- Rationality and intuition in the process of judging: Roger Traynor -- The mosaic of the Warren Court: Frankfurter, Black, Warren, and Harlan -- The anti-judge: William O. Douglas and the ambiguities of individuality -- The Burger Court and the idea of "transition" in the American judicial tradition -- The unexpectedness of the Rehnquist Court -- The tradtion and the future.
- 0195139631 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-582) and index.
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