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Brennan vs. Rehnquist

the battle for the Constitution

by Peter H. Irons

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rehnquist, William H., 1924-,
    • Brennan, William J. 1906-,
    • United States. Supreme Court.,
    • Constitutional law -- United States.,
    • Political questions and judicial power -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement Peter Irons.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8748 .I76 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 380 p. :
      Number of Pages380
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1084004M
      ISBN 100679424369
      LC Control Number94007708

      The Rehnquist Court issued several notable rulings touching on many aspects of American life. Landmark cases of the Rehnquist Court include: Texas v. Johnson (): In a decision written by Justice Brennan, the Court struck down a state law that prevented the burning of the American of positions: 9.   The author of “A People’s History of the Supreme Court” and “Brennan vs. Rehnquist: The Battle for the Constitution,” Irons is a calm and steady writer.

        William H. Rehnquist, who died Saturday at the age of 80 almost a year after learning he had thyroid cancer, helped lead a conservative revolution on . DeShaney v. Winnebago County, U.S. (), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States on Febru The court held that a state government agency's failure to prevent child abuse by a custodial parent does not violate the child's right to liberty for the purposes of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States ons: U.S. (more) S. Ct. ; L. Ed. .

      William Joseph Brennan Jr. (Ap – J ) was an American judge who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from to As the seventh longest-serving justice in Supreme Court history, he was known for being a leader of the Court's liberal wing.. Born in Newark, New Jersey, Brennan graduated from Harvard Law School in Earl Warren vs. William Rehnquist. Introduction. In the beginning of the s, America had become a nation obsessed with freedom and social change. At approximately the same time, the Warren Court mirrored these developments. The following court, run by Burger built and upheld the developments that had already started.


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Now he gives us a brilliant and insightful book about two notable Supreme Court justices, William Brennan and William Rehnquist, and how their differing visions of the Constitution have affected the functioning of the law on issues that divide the Court and the by: 4. In a book that combines history and biography, drama and explication, Peter Irons tells the story of the two great adversaries, Justices William Brennan and William Rehnquist, who for 20 years fought for control of the Supreme Court on the central issues of our time/5.

A ho-hum digest of Bill of Rights cases decided by justices Brennan and Rehnquist along predictable ideological lines.

``This is not an insider's account,'' warns Irons (Political Science/Univ. of California, San Diego; The Courage of Their Convictions,etc.) in his preface. ``I did not interview either justice for this book.

Neither have I talked with former clerks or looked at. Rehnquist's is ``deference,'' rooted in his white-bread Republican upbringing, which leads to trust in authority and the majority.

An admitted Brennan partisan, the author explains the opposing. Brennan vs. Rehnquist: the battle for the Constitution User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Once again, Irons (political science, Univ. of California, San Diego) has produced an illuminating account of law and politics in the United States, in this instance by wisely focusing on the Read full review.

Get this from a library. Brennan vs. Rehnquist: the battle for the Constitution. [Peter H Irons] -- Peter Irons has become one of the leading interpreters of the Supreme Court and the Constitution for the American public.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ Hardcover from $ 3/5(1). William Hubbs Rehnquist (/ ˈ r ɛ n k w ɪ s t /; October 1, – September 3, ) was an American jurist and lawyer who served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 33 years, first as an Associate Justice from to and then as the Chief Justice from until his death in Considered a conservative, Rehnquist favored a conception of federalism that emphasized the Education: Stanford University (BA, MA, LLB).

PETER IRONS From Brennan vs. Rehnquist The U.S. Supreme Court today is different than it was when President Franklin Roosevelt called the justices “Nine Old Men. ” The Conn s membership now includes justices who are black, female, and young, and they come from different regions, religions, and socioeconomic background.

Yet the fundamental issues faced by the Court have not changed. More editions of Brennan Vs. Rehnquist: The Battle for the Constitution: Brennan Vs.

Rehnquist: The Battle for the Constitution: ISBN (). Like Rehnquist, Stevens agrees with Brennan about the importance of protecting free expression in other cases, but he stops short of applying the same standard to the flag.

The creation of a federal right to post bulletin boards and graffiti on the Washington Monument might enlarge the market for free expression, but at a cost I would not pay.

Brennan Vs. Rehnquist: The Battle for the Constitution by Peter H. Irons This new edition of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s classic book offers a lively and accessible history of the Supreme Court. His engaging writing illuminates both the high and low points in the Court's history, from Chief Justice Marshall’s dominance of the.

Fifteen years after he became the first sitting Chief Justice to write a book about the United States Supreme Court, William H. Rehnquist has added new chapters and substantially revised his classic work.

The Supreme Courtbegins with the personal story of William Rehnquist's introduction to the Court as a law clerk to Justice Robert Jackson in /5(4). William Joseph Brennan Jr.

(Ap – J ) was an American judge who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from to As the seventh longest-serving justice in Supreme Court history, he was known for being a leader of the Court's liberal wing.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Brennan graduated from Harvard Law School in Born: William Joseph Brennan Jr., Ap. It could refer to the book "Brennan Vs.

Rehnquist: The Battle for the Constitution" by Peter Irons, "exploring the rival constitutional visions of the two staunchest opponents, liberal justice William Brennan and conservative William Rehnquist, who became chief justice in ".

Brennan, William J. Brennan vs. Rehnquist: the battle for the Constitution by Peter H Irons Part III of the book offers twelve landmark decisions written by Brennan that show clearly why history will place him beside John Marshall, Louis Brandeis, and Oliver Wendell Holmes as one of the truly great justices in the annals of.

Book Report: Justice Brennan and Education. By Mark Walsh on October 1, AM the book says. Rehnquist defended the term as one still in wide use in the American West, prompting an. The sixteenth Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist's classic book offers a lively and accessible history of the Supreme Court.

Chief Justice Rehnquist's engaging writing illuminates both the high and low points in the Court's history, from Chief Justice Marshall's dominance of the Court during the early nineteenth century through the landmark decisions of the Warren Court/5(5).

William Rehnquist, in full William Hubbs Rehnquist, original name William Donald Rehnquist, (born October 1,Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.—died September 3,Arlington, Virginia), 16th chief justice of the United States, appointed to the Supreme Court in and elevated to chief justice in Rehnquist served in the U.S.

Army Air Forces during World War II. The sixteenth Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s classic book offers a lively and accessible history of the Supreme Court.

Chief Justice Rehnquist’s engaging writing illuminates both the high and low points in the Court's history, from Chief Justice Marshall’s dominance of the Court during the early nineteenth century through the landmark decisions of the Warren Court.

Citing cases /5(8).Rehnquist's other liberal colleagues were similarly impressed by his fairness and good nature: Thurgood Marshall called Rehnquist "a great Chief Justice," and William Brennan described him as "the.Presenting a sophisticated narrative history of the Supreme Court, Irons (The Courage of Their Convictions, etc.) illustrates the beguiling legacy left by the Constitution's framers, who conjured up t.