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Justices, presidents, and senators : a history of the U.S. Supreme Court appointments from Washington to Clinton /

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Main Author: Abraham, Henry Julian, 1921-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1999.
Edition:New and rev. ed., [4th ed.]
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245 1 0 |a Justices, presidents, and senators :  |b a history of the U.S. Supreme Court appointments from Washington to Clinton /  |c Henry J. Abraham. 
250 |a New and rev. ed., [4th ed.] 
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300 |a xiii, 429 p. ;  |c 26 cm. 
500 |a Rev. ed. of: Justices and presidents. 3rd ed. 1992. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-410) and indexes. 
505 0 |a Introductory reflections. Of criteria, evaluations, and judgments -- The Nixon era. A turbulent case study -- How they get there. Appointing Supreme Court justices -- Why they get there. Qualifications and rationalizations -- The first forty years. From George Washington to John Quincy Adams, 1789-1829 -- The next forty years. From Andrew Jackson to Andrew Johnson, 1829-1869 -- The balance of the nineenth century: From Ulysses S. Grant to William McKinley, 1869-1901 -- Into the twentieth century. From Theodore Roosevelt to Herbert Hoover, 1901-1933 -- The court alters course. FDR and Truman, 1933-1953 -- The Warren Court. From Ike to LBJ, 1953-1969 -- The Burger Court. From Nixon to Reagan, 1969-1986 -- The Rehnquist Court. Reagan, Bush, and Clinton, 1986- -- Appendix A: Rating Supreme Court justices -- Appendix B: Rating presidents -- Appendix C: Statistical data on Supreme Court justices -- Bibliography. General works -- Works about or by individual justices -- Photo acknowledgments -- Index of cases -- Index of names. 
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