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This is a very well written book and worth the read.
Mr. Toobin goes into great detail of the inner workings of the Supreme Court justices, their backgrounds as well as their personal and political beliefs.
It is quite apparent that Jeffrey Toobin is a huge fan of the recently retired justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
The author has a real bone to pick with Warren Berger and approachs the book like a lawyer trying to sway a jury. I got 1/3 through the book and bailed. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Gary Payson
Very well written. A very enjoyable read with lots of educational knowledge.Published 1 month ago by Gregg Silver
Incredibly interesting but would be moreso if my knowledge of the Justices was stronger.Published 2 months ago by caveat emptor
Well written from an insider's point of view and stories connected to current events. Enjoyed reading about Sandra Day O'Connor and how the Constitution is alive and protected by... Read morePublished 2 months ago by julie wood
In the Nine, Toobin tells a story. Like a good story teller, the story contains a little bit of truth and a lot of hyperbole and fiction. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Glider Pendalehaven
Understanding when these justices were educated and who backed their appointments helps to understanding their decisions!Published 2 months ago by carp672
This was an insightful look into SCOTUS. I learned a lot about cases and opinions that have been argued and written over the last 3-4 decades. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bill Putnam
Toobin's books are always very readable. The Justices are very human, with agendas that are expressed in their rulings. America really does deserve better.Published 2 months ago by J. W. Grace
This was an outstanding book...very educational and informative. Great for APUSH students or those wanting to learn about the inner workings of the supreme court.Published 2 months ago by LovesIceCream