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Now available in a newly revised and updated second edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to the Burger court.

G. Edward White traces the American judicial tradition through sketches of the careers and contributions of such significant judges as John Marshall, Joseph Story, Roger Taney, Stephen Field, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Charles Evans Hughes, Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Earl

Warren, William Brennan, and Sandra Day O'Connor. This expanded edition contains a new preface, an updated bibliographical note, and two new chapters, one on Justice William O. Douglas and one on the Burger Court.

Synopsis:

Now available in a newly revised and updated edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to the Burger court.

Synopsis:

Now available in a newly revised and updated second edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to the Burger court.

G. Edward White traces the American judicial tradition through sketches of the careers and contributions of such significant judges as John Marshall, Joseph Story, Roger Taney, Stephen Field, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Charles Evans Hughes, Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Earl Warren, William Brennan, and Sandra Day O'Connor. This expanded edition contains a new preface, an updated bibliographical note, and two new chapters, one on Justice William O. Douglas and one on the Burger Court.

About the Author

G. Edward White is John B. Minor Professor of Law and History at the University of Virginia and is the author of six books, including Patterns of American Legal Thought, Tort Law in America: An Intellectual History, Earl Warren: A Public Life, and The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815-1835.

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1


The central neuron


Structure and function of glia


Cellular pathology


Raised intracrannial pressure, oedema and hydrocephalus


Hypoxic brain damage


Vascular diseases


Malformations


Metabolic and neurodegenerative diseases of childhood


Perinatal neuropathology


Nutritional and metabolic disorders


Lysosomal disorders


Peroxisomal and mitochondrial disorders


Toxic disorders


Trauma


Epilepsy


Ophthalmic neuropathology


Hypothalamus and pituitary


Spinal cord and the vertebral column


VOLUME 2


Viral diseases


Parasitic and fungal infections


Bacterial infections


Ageing and dementia


Prion Disease


Disorders of movement and degeneration


Neuropathology of psychiatric disorders


Demyelinating disorders


Pathology of peripheral nerves


Diseases of muscle


Tumours of the nervous system


Product Details

ISBN:
9780195056853
Author:
White, G. Edward
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, G. Edward
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
History - American
Subject:
Lawyers & Judges
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Biography-Lawyers and Judges
Edition Number:
revised
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. [523]-536.
Series:
Oxford Paperbacks
Series Volume:
[no. 76]
Publication Date:
19881231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
numerous color illus
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.06x5.02x1.37 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Now available in a newly revised and updated edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to the Burger court.

"Synopsis" by , Now available in a newly revised and updated second edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to the Burger court.

G. Edward White traces the American judicial tradition through sketches of the careers and contributions of such significant judges as John Marshall, Joseph Story, Roger Taney, Stephen Field, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Charles Evans Hughes, Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Earl Warren, William Brennan, and Sandra Day O'Connor. This expanded edition contains a new preface, an updated bibliographical note, and two new chapters, one on Justice William O. Douglas and one on the Burger Court.

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