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Kalman, Laura

Summary: "The Warren Court of the 1950s and 1960s was the most liberal in American history. Yet within a few short years, new appointments redirected the Court in a more conservative direction, a trend that continued for decades. However, even after Warren retired and the makeup of the court changed, his Court cast a shadow that extends to our own era. In The Long Reach of the Sixties, Laura Kalman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347 KAL

Scalia, Antonin

Summary: "By any measure, Antonin Scalia lived an extraordinary life. A Supreme Court justice for three decades, he transformed the way that judges and lawyers think about the law. Married to his beloved Wife, Maureen, for more than fifty years, a father to nine children, and a grandfather to dozens, he was devoted to his family and his faith. He was gregarious, energetic, and a friend to people of all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 815 SCA

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Puerto Rico, to deal with her diabetes diagnosis, to cope with her father's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SOT

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 347.73 SOT

De Hart, Jane Sherron

Summary: "The first full life--private; public; legal; philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the Justice, her husband, her children, her friends, and associates. In this large,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG DEH

Ortiz, Victoria

Summary: "The life and career of the fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice, now a popular icon, with dramatic accounts of her landmark cases that moved the needle on legal protection of human rights, illustrated with b/w archival photographs"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GIN

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. ...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 347.73 SOT

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronxhousing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SOTOMAYOR SOT

Bernhardt, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BER

Thomas, Evan

Summary: "Based on exclusive interviews and access to the Supreme Court archives, this is the intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of America's first female Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor--by New York Times bestselling author Evan Thomas. She was born in 1930 in El Paso and grew up on a cattle ranch in Arizona. At a time when women were expected to be homemakers, she set her sights on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 O'CONNOR, SANDRA DAY THO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OCONNOR THO

Bernhardt, William

Summary: Ben Kincaid is at the center of a controversial Supreme Court nomination in the thrilling follow-up to Capitol murder. Now a senator, Ben Kincaid is given the task of advising the president's next Supreme Court nominee. Judge Thaddeus Roush's popularity with both parties make him a shoo-in ... until he decided to out himself on national television, igniting a Beltway uproar and setting the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Thomas, Clarence

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Supreme Court justice recounts his life story, from his impoverished childhood in Jim Crow-era Georgia and struggles to acquire an education to his publicly contested confirmation to the nation's highest court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.73 THO

Davis, Richard

Summary: "In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Supreme Court nominations were driven by presidents, senators, and some legal community elites. Many nominations were quick processes with little Senate deliberation, minimal publicity and almost no public involvement. Today, however, confirmation takes 81 days on average-Justice Antonin Scalia's former seat has already taken much longer to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347 DAV

Summary: From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, this film tells the essential political history of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the Court and turned confirmations into vehemently partisan conflicts. Offering both critical context on the state of America's judicial system and a gripping political narrative, Supreme Revenge is a must-watch look at the battle for control of America's highest court.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUP

Franze, Anthony J.

Summary: "A Washington, D.C. lawyer and a frequent major media commentator on the Supreme Court, Anthony Franze delivers a high-stakes story of family, power, loss and revenge set within the insular world of the highest court of our country. Among Washington D.C. power players, everyone has secrets they desperately want to keep hidden, including Sean Serrat, a Supreme Court lawyer. Sean transformed his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Hulse, Carl

Summary: "From the chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, a richly detailed, news-breaking look at the unprecedented political fight over Antonin Scalia's Supreme Court vacancy and the seemingly irreversible dysfunction it triggered across all three branches in the nation's capital--ultimately delivering us Trump, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh. The embodiment of American conservative thought...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347.73 HUL

Ortiz, Victoria

Summary: A biography that discusses the life and career of the popular icon and fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, providing dramatic accounts of her landmark cases.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Gibson, Larry S.

Summary: The only biography of Thurgood Marshall endorsed by his immediate family covers his life from his upbringing to his landmark work with the NAACP and his appointment as the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, THURGOOD GIB

Clayton, Meg Waite.

Summary: Thirty years ago, Laney, Mia, Betts, and Ginger were roommates and best friends in law school. Collectively nicknamed the Ms. Bradwells by a professor their relationship has weathered marriage, divorce, children, and death, but when Betts's Supreme Court nomination is threatened by questions about the death of a young man at a party they attended decades ago, the women retreat to the scene of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Mayer, Jane.

Summary: A look at the confirmation process for Clarence Thomas' appointment to the Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347.73 MAY

Andersen, Kurt

Summary: Karen Hollander is a celebrated attorney who recently removed herself from consideration for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. Her reasons have their roots in 1968, an episode she's managed to keep secret for more than forty years. Now, with the imminent publication of her memoir, she's about to let the world in on that shocking secret, as soon as she can track down the answers to a few...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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