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Fortas: The Rise and Ruin of a Supreme Court Justice Bruce Allen Murphy

Fortas: The Rise and Ruin of a Supreme Court Justice

Bruce Allen Murphy

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ISBN : 9780688053574
Hardcover
717 pages
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In 1965, liberals rejoiced when Abe Fortas was appointed to the Supreme Court by his friend Lyndon Baines Johnson. Three years later, liberals rejoiced again when he was nominated as Chief Justice. But within days, he was forced to resign. TheMoreIn 1965, liberals rejoiced when Abe Fortas was appointed to the Supreme Court by his friend Lyndon Baines Johnson. Three years later, liberals rejoiced again when he was nominated as Chief Justice. But within days, he was forced to resign. The answers to the mystery surrounding his downfall will startle readers. 8 pages of photos.