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Excellent account of the damage done by a capable dispassionate judge who lost it and turned crusader for slavery and the rebel states.Published 9 months ago by Peter Samuel
Great history of Lincoln and the much disliked Chief Justice Taney.Published 14 months ago by double d
Excellent book. Provided great factual insight into the Civil War and Lincoln's violations of the Constitution as well as Taney's failure to avoid committing the unpardonable sin... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Eric
A worthwhile read for anyone interested in how a sitting President can fundamentally transform a nation without the consent of the governed. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Michael Chatfield
James Simon's Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney is a wonderful look at a complex and little known but powerful American, Chief Justice Robert Taney. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Laurence R. Bachmann
Lincoln and Taney were publicly on opposite sides of almost every issue. But privately they agonized over the rightness of their positions, the trade-offs implicit, and the... Read morePublished on April 20, 2014 by Amazon Customer
Excellent balanced presentation. I feared legalese and did not find any. It was a pleasant read. The issues were complex, but Simon stated the positions with clarity.Published on January 24, 2014 by Harrington
this is a great intro into Chief Justice Taney hitting his significant cases. The chapter on Dred Scott is thorough and easily readable. Read morePublished on December 7, 2013 by Joshua Rohrer