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Title:
The priestly tribe : the Supreme Court's image in the American mind
Author:
Perry, Barbara A. (Barbara Ann), 1956-
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
Physical Description:
xiv, 169 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: "The Brethren" in "Closed Chambers"? -- The "Priestly Tribe" or "Nine Old Men"? Images of the Court during the New Deal -- From "Potato Hole" to "Marble Palace": How the Court presents itself -- High priests or "Nine Scorpions"? How the justices present themselves -- Defrocking the priests? Media presentations of the Court -- "Do the justices wear clothes?" Public perceptions of the Court -- Conclusion: "God save this Honorable Court!"
Reading Level:
1640 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780275965983

9780275965990
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Book

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