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Becoming Justice Blackmun

Harry Blackmun"s Supreme Court journey

by Linda Greenhouse

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Published by Times Books, H. Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history,
  • Judges,
  • Oberster Gerichtshof,
  • United States. Supreme Court,
  • United States,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinda Greenhouse
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8745.B555 G74 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24925769M
    ISBN 100805080570
    ISBN 109780805080575
    OCLC/WorldCa65429504

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Supreme Court, Harry Blackmun wrote many landmark opinions on an array of controversial issues. Although probably best known as the author of the majority opinion in Roe v.

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Becoming Justice Blackmun grew out of an extraordinary opportunity: Blackmun stipulated in his will that his personal and official papers be given to the Library of Congress and made public five. Blackmun also had been a lifelong friend of Chief Justice Warren Burger. Their friendship and initial common decisions on cases earned them the nickname of "The Minnesota Twins." Both the nickname and the friendship would soon be shattered.

BECOMING JUSTICE BLACKMUN discusses a wide range of Blackmun's jurisprudence. In clear and forceful prose, Becoming Justice Blackmun tells a judicial Horatio Alger story and a tale of a remarkable transformation A page-turner."—The New York Times Book Review In this acclaimed biography, Linda Greenhouse of The New York Times draws back the curtain on America's most private branch of government, the Supreme by: 9.

Excerpt: 'Becoming Justice Blackmun' J • This book offer stories about the high court's machinations and is rooted in the human tale of the friendship and estrangement of Justice. Harry Andrew Blackmun (Novem – March 4, ) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from until Appointed by Republican President Richard Nixon, Blackmun ultimately became one of the most liberal justices on the is best known as the author of the Court's opinion in Education: Harvard University (A.B.), Harvard.

Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun’s Supreme Court Journey by Linda Greenhouse Times Books. $ By the time of his death inthe reputation of Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun had come to be defined by his authorship of a single opinion—Roe (), the Court’s most controversial and incendiary decision of the last half-century.

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Who was Harry Blackmun. The short answer is that he was an Associate Justice of the United Supreme Court and the author of Roe. The slightly longer answer can be found in the national bestseller Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun’s Supreme Court Journey.

The book relies exclusively on the extensive collection of personal and official papers donated. Becoming Justice Blackmun is a fascinating look, not only into the life and journey of Harry Blackmun, but also into the institution of the Supreme Court.

Even as a lawyer, I’m guilty of making the automatic mental connection, above all else, of Justice Blackmun to /5. The life and times of a Supreme Court justice who resisted easy categorization, then and now.

On his death inwrites New York Times Supreme Court correspondent Greenhouse, Harry Blackmun gave the Library of Congress his papers, “contained in 1, boxes that take up more than six hundred feet.”Drawing on this wealth of primary information, Greenhouse turns in a.

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