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As a Canadian legal academic, I was surprised to learn much in this book - about how Nixon sought to appoint segregationist judges to the court, about Rehnquist's pro-segregation... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Wes Rann Swinfen
I am a very conservative person. In general, I don't feel any empathy for liberals and their jurisprudence. Especially in criminal matters. Read morePublished 11 months ago by drohan00
I thoroughly enjoyed it to be honest, despite some of the politicization of this man's life. For a history buff like me, the prose was not perfect but I learned something and that... Read morePublished 12 months ago by panagiotis
John A. Jenkins has written a highly-readable and well-researched bio of Bill Rehnquist. The depth of the research reveals beyond a shadow of a doubt that Rehnquist was a rigid,... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Critical Rationalist
I thought the book would be most worthwhile for someone who wanted some insight into the workings of the mind of an intellectual who reached the apex within the Judicial Branch of... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Chatty
I love to read judicial biographies and analytical studies of the Court's jurisprudence. Urofsky's recent book on Brandeis was superb. Read morePublished 18 months ago by timo55
I read through this book in less than two days. It's fascinating and well written. I did not know that Rehnquist was an aspiring novelist! Read morePublished 19 months ago by Blueman
This biography is only a bit better than average. It is well written but is clearly partisan in approach.
It is, however, entertaining.