The Judicial Bookshelf

  title={The Judicial Bookshelf},
  author={Donald Grier Stephenson},
  journal={Journal of Supreme Court History},
  • D. Stephenson
  • Published 1 July 2006
  • Law, History
  • Journal of Supreme Court History
Laments about federal judges, Supreme Court Justices in particular, are nearly as old as the Republic. Those who say otherwise perhaps have either poor memories or a need to read more history. True, the Court has not been continuously caught up in strife, but controversies have occurred often enough to make Court‐bashing a routine part of American political life. 
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