"(1857-1938) an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb (1924) and defending John T. Scopes in the so-called 'Monkey' Trial (1925)"
"(1841Â1935) an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. Noted for his long service, his concise and pithy opinions, and his deference to the decisions of elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely cited U.S. Supreme Court justices in history"
"200 Supreme Court rulings, letters, speeches, essays, and other documents written between 1779 and 1835. As its Chief Justice from 1801 to 1835, Marshall made the Supreme Court a full and equal branch of the federal government."
"Hamilton, a self-professed former "Polyanna" when it comes to religion, explores the thorny conflicts between religion and society, detailing how some religious groups and institutions misuse laws intended to protect religious freedoms to justify child abuse, employment discrimination and other ills."
"First published more than forty years ago, Harvard professor Robert G. McCloskey's classic work on the Supreme Court's role in constructing the U.S. Constitution has introduced generations of students to the workings of our nation's highest court"
"Edward Lazarus, a former Supreme Court clerk to Justice Harry Blackmun, spills the beans on an institution that values silence. Lazarus, now a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, tells all he knows from his time as a top aide to Blackmun in the Supreme Court's 1988 term."
"In eight original essays, the head of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission offers engaging and elucidating legal analysis, social commentary, and historical perspective on the law controlling sexual choices. Essential reading for any serious student of race, gender roles and relations, or U.S. history, law, or society."
"Attorneys of diverse specialties were surveyed about their attitudes toward the law and their colleagues; some complained of 'treadmill careers' while others admitted to losing the idealism of their youth. Moll presents lively autobiographies and penetrating analyses of successful, aspiring and former lawyers."
"In Justice Denied, Hamilton predicts a coming civil rights movement for children and explains why it is in the interest of all Americans to eliminate the arbitrary statutes of limitation for childhood sexual abuse to allow victims the chance to seek justice when they are ready."
"Memoirs by the wife of a noted Supreme Court justice, John Marshall Harlan. Justice Harlan, though a former slave-holder, is remembered for his lone and eloquent dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson, the case that established the doctrine of 'separate but equal.'"
"Karen Silkwood, an employee of the Kerr-McGee plutonium processing plant, was killed in a car crash on her way to deliver important documents to a newspaper reporter in 1974. Silkwood was a union activist concerned about health and safety issues at the plant, and her death at age twenty-eight was considered by many to be highly suspicious."