Mr. Justice Black: the man and his opinions
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Mr. Justice Black: the man and his opinions by John Paul Frank

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Black, Hugo LaFayette, -- 1886-1971.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Knopf, New York.

Statement[by] John P. Frank. Introd. by Charles A. Beard.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 357, iv p.
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18503172M
ISBN 100837165067

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This book is about and by a man who possesses the quality of courage to a degree rarely found today in the United States of America. As this man, Hugo L. Black, is a Justice of our people's Supreme Court, it is a book for lay men and women as much as for lawyers, both men and women, wherever they are in this country. But, again, unlike Jefferson, Mr. Justice Black has never found it necessary to fortify truth by giving his blessing to a few "wholesome" prosecutions for sedi­ tious libel With very rare exceptions, the opinions of Mr. Justice Black areAuthor: Van Alstyne, Van Alstyne, W William. UPON REREADING MR. JUSTICE BLACK ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT Harry Kalven, Jr.* Some years ago I had the good fortune to hear a colleague of mine at the University of Chicago introduce Frank Lloyd Wright to a large and enthusiastic audience. His introduction was a stunning by: 1. This review champions the editor’s use of Mr. Justice Black’s own opinions in showcasing his emphasis of the emancipating aspects of the Constitution. This work cautions the reader to avoid relying on this compilation as an accurate depiction of the state of the law, especially considering that most of the included opinions are : Van Alstyne, Van Alstyne, W William.

MY FATHER: A REMEMBRANCE. By Hugo Black, Jr. New York: Random House, , $ MR. JUSTICE BLACK AND His BOOKS (). 3. MY FATHER BOOK REVIEW Justice Black also held similarly surprising views in the area of economics. He was, says his son, a strong critic of big business and specialAuthor: Ronald K. L. Collins. Topics: Mr. Justice Black: The Man and His Opinions, John P. Frank, Book Review, Hugo Lafayette Black, Hugo Black, Justice Black, Courts, Judges, Legal BiographyAuthor: Sherman Minton. TOP. Concurrence. BLACK, J., Concurring Opinion. MR. JUSTICE BLACK, concurring. For nearly fifty years, since the decision of this Court in Weeks States, [n1] federal courts have refused to permit the introduction into evidence against an accused of his papers and effects obtained by "unreasonable searches and seizures" in violation of the Fourth Amendment. This book was written by one of Justice Black's former law clerks on the Court. It is well-written and gives great insight into the man, his methods, convictions, passions, and flaws. Highly recommended for those who are fans of the Court's jurisprudence during the era of expanding protection of individual rights/5.

Rare Book and Manuscript Library New York, NY Mr. Justice Black, the Man and His Opinions. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Freyer, Tony Allen. Hugo L. Black and the Dilemma of American Liberalism. Edited by Oscar Handlin. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman/Little, Brown Higher Education, The story of the remarkable man from Clay County, Ala. -- the police court judge, the personal injury lawyer, the county prosecutor, the Klansman, the senator and the Justice who was, according to Roger K. Newman, "the driving force behind the constitutional revolution that transformed the nation" -- is well told in Hugo Black: A Biography." Mr.   If you really want to take the measure of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, don't bother reading his self-serving, cry-for-help don't bother going into the . Joseph Reeder is a former Secret Service agent who took a bullet for the president, a man whom he didn't respect and whose conservative politics he did not like in Max Allan Collins' political thriller Supreme Justice. His politics put him at odds with his superiors and coworkers, and he compared himself to Pete Rose, who didn't get into /5.