The Nine

Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

by | Publisher: Doubleday
Average vote of 11
| 5 total contributions of which 5 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land.Just in time ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 18/05/09
An indispensable primer to the workings of the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of the US is the last stand against unchecked ambition and panderism in the other branches of the most important government in the world. I've always thought of it as a clinical and sterile operation - nine of the most sophisticated...Continua
Ha scritto il 06/11/08

The summer reading of political biopics. Easy to read but with an occasional phrase that requires three readings. Interesting tidbits but barely any insight.

Ha scritto il 09/10/08
Balanced and Well-written. Recommended.
The Nine is a clearly and crisply written account of the contemporary Supreme Court. The historical and political influences on the Court's decisions and appointments - from the Reagan administration to the Bush Court - provide valuable insight to t...Continua
Ha scritto il 29/02/08
It may be worth reading for the handful of anecdotes about the Justices, but maybe not. Toobin's writing style is not very fresh. Also, the psychology is simple, and his legal and political analysis is not very interesting. I was expecting more than...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/01/08

What Erik says goes. Looking forward to it...but when?

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