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It brings us an inside view of how the judicial mind, at its very best, can and should work.
Much like LDB, Friendly did his own work, for example writing all his own opinions (very unusual to say the least for Circuit Judges and Supreme Court Justices today).
Rather its chapters address the subject matters with which Judge Friendly's clear and concise but well reasoned and fully researched opinions dealt.
As advertised, this book provides insight into an individual "warts and all". He graduated from high school at age 16 and, according to the author, attained the highest marks ever... Read morePublished 8 months ago by R. Anthony
An outstanding piece of scholarship and a magnificent tribute to an iconic jurist. A must read for all lovers of insightful biography. Readable, engrossing and thought provoking. Read morePublished 10 months ago by James D. Zirin
This was a very comprehensive bio. Unfortunately Judge Friendly was a great jurist but a relatively uninteresting personality. I M glad I read this book.Published 12 months ago by Christopher Krueger