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Harry A. Blackmun

the outsider justice

by Tinsley E. Yarbrough

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Published by Oxford University Press, Inc. in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blackmun, Harry A. -- 1908-1999,
  • United States. -- Supreme Court -- Biography,
  • Judges -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTinsley E. Yarbrough.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8745.B555 Y37 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17855662M
    ISBN 109780195141238
    LC Control Number2007011750

      Harry Andrew Blackmun was born on Nov. 12, , in Nashville, Ill., the son of Corwin Manning Blackmun and the former Theo Reuter. His mother's family owned a flour mill in Nashville.   The following ran in , prompted by the publication of a slavishly favorable new book about Justice Blackmun. “[New York Times Supreme Court reporter Linda] Greenhouse maintains that .

    Carnes, Jim/ Blackmun, Harry A. (Contributor)/ Tauss, Herbert (Illustrator) Published by Oxford Univ Pr () ISBN ISBN Get this from a library! Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court journey. [Linda Greenhouse] -- A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist chronicles the personal transformation of a legendary justice. From to , Justice Harry A. Blackmun .

    Greenhouse was the first print reporter to have access to the extensive archives of Justice Harry A. Blackmun (–99), the man behind numerous landmark Supreme Court decisions, including Roe v. Cited by: 9. Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice is Tinsley E. Yarbrough's penetrating account of one of the most outspoken and complicated figures on the Supreme Court. As a justice, Blackmun stood at the pinnacle of the American judiciary.


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Blackmun was seen as a quiet, safe choice to complement the increasingly conservative Court of his boyhood friend, Warren. Harry A. Blackmun, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from to Blackmun graduated in mathematics from Harvard University in and received his law degree from that institution in He joined a Minneapolis, Minnesota, law firm inand while advancing to.

Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice is Tinsley E. Yarbrough's penetrating account of one of the most outspoken and complicated figures on the Supreme Court.

As a justice, Blackmun stood at the pinnacle of the American judiciary. Yet when he took his seat on the Court, Justice Blackmun felt "almost desperate," overwhelmed with feelings of /5(3).

A Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent with unprecedented access to the inner workings of the U.S. Supreme Court chronicles the personal transformation of a legendary justiceFrom toJustice Harry A. Blackmun () wrote numerous landmark Supreme Court decisions, including Roe v. Wade, and participated in the most contentious debates of his era-all behind closed 5/5(3).

Justice Harry Blackmun was appointed to the US Supreme Court by President Nixon in This biography is based on Justice Blackmun's own personal notes, letters, and documents which were released 5 years after his death in It is the defenitive biography of one of the more influential Associate Justices in modern by: 9.

Tinsley E. Yarbrough’s Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice is the subject of this review, and is the second book-length publication based primarily on Blackmun’s Library of Congress files.

In clear and forceful prose, Becoming Justice Blackmun tells a judicial Horatio Alger story and a tale of a remarkable transformation A page-turner."—The New York Times Book Review In this acclaimed biography, Linda Greenhouse of The New York Times draws back the curtain on America's most private branch of government, the Supreme :   A major thread in the book involves Blackmun's relationship and interactions with other Justices, with particular emphasis on his relationship with Chief Justice Warren B This biography is based on Justice Blackmun's own personal notes, letters, and documents which were released 5 /5.

Thoroughly researched, engagingly written, Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice offers an in-depth, revelatory portrait of one of the most intriguing jurists ever to sit on the Supreme Court. Relying on in-depth archival material, in addition to numerous interviews with Blackmun's former clerks, Yarbrough here presents the definitive Brand: Oxford University Press.

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Harry A. Blackmun is the author of Us and Them. ( avg rating, 65 ratings, 9 reviews, published ) and We Hold These Truths ( avg rating, 59 ra /5(4). Justice Harry Blackmun was appointed to the US Supreme Court by President Nixon in This biography is based on Justice Blackmun's own personal notes, letters, and documents which were released 5 years after his death in It is the defenitive biography of one of the more influential Associate Justices in modern history/5(66).

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"A fascinating book. In clear and forceful prose, Becoming Justice Blackmun tells a judicial Horatio Alger story and a tale of a remarkable transformation A page-turner."—The New York Times Book ReviewIn this acclaimed biography, Linda Greenhouse of The New York Times draws back the curtain on America's most private branch of government, the Supreme Court.

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Harry Andrew Blackmun (blăk´mən), –99, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (–94), lle, Ill. Educated at Harvard, he practiced law privately, was general counsel to the Mayo Clinic (–59), then became a federal circuit court judge.Read this book on Questia.

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