Cover of: Supreme conflict | Jan Crawford Greenburg

About the Book

Drawing on unprecedented acc ess to the Supreme Court justices themselves and their inner circles, acclaimed ABC News legal correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg offers an explosive newsbreaking account of one of the most momentous political watersheds in American history. From the series of Republican nominations that proved deeply frustrating to conservatives to the decades of bruising battles that led to the rise of Justices Roberts and Alito, this is the authoritative story of the conservative effort to shift the direction of the high court—a revelatory look at one of the central fronts of America's culture wars by one of the most widely respected experts on the subject.

About the Edition

Discusses recent ideological shifts within the Supreme Court, profiles controversial judges, and analyzes the changing role of judicial power in American government.

Table of Contents

Day's end
Settling for Tony
False hopes
The devil you don't
"The youngest, cruelest justice"
Change of heart
The Clinton way
The natural
"Except he's not a woman"
"Trust me"
Deconstructing Miers
A full count.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-330) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
347.73/2634
Library of Congress
KF8742 .G74 2007

The Physical Object

Pagination
340 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of pages
340

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24930521M
Internet Archive
supremeconflicti00gree
ISBN 10
1594201013
ISBN 13
9781594201011
LC Control Number
2006033620
OCLC/WorldCat
72799214
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