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John Paul Stevens

Bill Barnhart

John Paul Stevens

an independent life

by Bill Barnhart

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stevens, John Paul, -- 1920-,
  • United States. -- Supreme Court -- Biography,
  • Judges -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBill Barnhart and Gene Schlickman.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsSchlickman, Eugene F., 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8745.S78 B37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945233M
    ISBN 109780875804194
    LC Control Number2009048462
    OCLC/WorldCa467926697

    When Justice John Paul Stevens retired from the Supreme Court of the United States in , he left a legacy of service unequaled in the history of the Court. During his year tenure, Justice Stevens was a prolific writer, authoring in total more than 1, opinions. In , at the age of 90, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens retired after 35 years on the nation's highest court. Since then he's been busy writing lots of articles. And now he's written a third book titled "The Making Of A Justice.".

      John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court from to and died Tuesday, at the age of ninety-nine, belonged to a vanished .   John Paul Stevens, the retired Supreme Court justice, has written a short new book in which he proposes a few words here and there that would create some sweeping changes. The Two-Way.

    Book Review: 'Six Amendments' by John Paul Stevens Justice Stevens argues that we need six new amendments. Among them: ending the death penalty and taking away the right to bear arms. Retired Justice John Paul Stevens Talks History, His New Book And Ping-Pong At 99, the retired Supreme Court justice — author of The Making of a Justice — says "the world is changing much.


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John Paul Stevens An Independent Life, by Bill Barnhart and Gene Schlickman (read 28 Oct ) This well-written biography was published inthe year that Justice Stevens retired from his seat on the U.

Supreme Court, having served thereon for almost 35 by: 1. And a memoir by Justice John Paul Stevens, whose almost year tenure on the U.S Supreme Court helped spur vast changes in American society, has indisputable historical value."―The Chicago Tribune "Former Justice John Paul Stevens spent 35 years on the Supreme Court, writing some of its most important decisions/5(21).

President Ford nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat Decem Justice Stevens retired from the Supreme Court on J He has written for the New York Review of Books and is the author of Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court by: 9.

Discount prices on books by John Paul Stevens, including titles like Creepy Campfire Quarterly (Volume 1). Click here for the lowest price. From our pages (SeptOct/10): "Drawing on interviews with the recently retired Supreme Court justices family, friends, clerks, and colleagues, this biography of John Paul Stevens, U-High37, AB41, presents a detailed portrait of a judge known for reasoned dissent.

From his years in Hyde Park through this years heated debate over the Citizens United v/5. In new book, John Paul Stevens relates a lifetime of legal reasoning Former Supreme Court eminence’s “The Making of a Justice” recounts his long, rich career. By. John Paul Stevens served as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from President Ford nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat Decem /5.

Full of insights - both autobiographical and legal - on the five Supreme Court Chief Justices with whom John Paul Stevens interacted as an attorney, Federal Judge or Associate Justice.

The book also provides interesting insights into Stevens' own legal thinking, biography, and approach to politics evidenced by his 30+ years on the by: Full of insights - both autobiographical and legal - on the five Supreme Court Chief Justices with whom John Paul Stevens interacted as an attorney, Federal Judge or Associate Justice.

The book also provides interesting insights into Stevens' own legal thinking, biography, and approach to politics evidenced by his 30+ years on the bench/5(66).

A "timely and hugely important" memoir of Justice John Paul Stevens's life on the Supreme Court (New York Times). When Justice John Paul Stevens retired from the Supreme Court of the United States inhe left a legacy of service unequaled in the history of the : Little, Brown and Company.

Stevens' book may be more detailed about the law than some readers want, but he is most candid about himself and some mistakes he thinks. “The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years” by John Paul Stevens (Little, Brown and Company)Author: Kevin J. Hamilton. Five Chiefs is memoir detailing John Paul Stevens' life and career as a Supreme Court Justice, which includes sections about the Chief Justices he served under.

Review: I have never been a "politics-junky", but as I have gotten older I've realized the importance of politics in today's society/5. The book also describes political developments that influenced President Lyndon Johnson to support the act inand later events that supported the congressional reenactments of the VRA signed by President Richard Nixon inby President Gerald Ford inby President Ronald Reagan inand by President George W.

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John Paul Stevens: By the Book. John Paul Stevens Credit Illustration by Jillian Tamaki. April 3, The former Supreme Court justice and author of. Justice John Paul Stevens served on U.S. Supreme Court from until his retirement in He is the third-longest serving Justice in American history.

Born in Chicago, Illinois inStevens served in the United States Navy during World War II and graduated from Northwestern University School of Law/5(7). Justice John Paul Stevens (right) stands with newly sworn-in Chief Justice John Roberts in front of the U.S.

Supreme Court in October Stevens' new book, Five Chiefs, is a discussion about. THE MAKING OF A JUSTICE Reflections on My First 94 Years By John Paul Stevens.

John Paul Stevens ended his remarkable year term on Author: Emily Bazelon. Justice John Paul Stevens served on U.S. Supreme Court from until his retirement in He is the third-longest serving Justice in American history. Born in Chicago, Illinois inStevens served in the United States Navy during World War II and graduated from Northwestern University School of Law/5(14).

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — a Chicago native who's now 99 — has written a memoir of his first 94 years, called "The Making of a Justice." (Scott McIntyre /.

Justice John Paul Stevens served on U.S. Supreme Court from until his retirement in He is the third-longest serving Justice in American history. Born in Chicago, Illinois inStevens served in the United States Navy during World War II and graduated from Northwestern University School of : Little, Brown and Company.

When John Paul Stevens retired from the Supreme Court inhe had served as a justice for close to thirty-five years, making his term the third longest in American history.

He was also 90 years old, the Court's last veteran of World War II, and--if his critics were to be believed--a relic of a bygone era whose departure was two decades too /5.