Cover of: American original | Joan Biskupic

About the Book

A profile of the conservative Supreme Court justice offers insight into his absolute belief system and considerable body of work, evaluating Scalia as an "apex of power" whose opinions may have far-reaching consequences in the social counterrevolution.

About the Edition

A profile of the conservative Supreme Court justice offers insight into his absolute belief system and considerable body of work, evaluating Scalia as an "apex of power" whose opinions may have far-reaching consequences in the social counterrevolution.

Table of Contents

A place in the American story
In the turbulence of Watergate
Witness for the executive
Meeting of the minds
Relentless in dissent
"I have no agenda."
"Is anybody listening?"
Dilemmas of race
Passions of his mind
"A country I do not recognize"
Bush v. Gore : not over it
"Quack, quack"
The center chair
Showman of the bench
Power in a time of terrorism
"You get one shot".

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-412) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
347.73/2634, B
Library of Congress
KF8745.S33 B57 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
434 p. :
Number of pages
434

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24924676M
Internet Archive
americanoriginal00bisk
ISBN 10
0374202893
ISBN 13
9780374202897
LC Control Number
2009015636
OCLC/WorldCat
317928633
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