Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2004 - 577 páginas
The Kentucky-born son of a Baptist preacher, with an early tendency toward racial prejudice, Supreme Court Justice Wiley Rutledge (1894-1949) became one of the Court's leading liberal activists and an early supporter of racial equality, free speech, and c

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This is a carefully researched and cogently argued biography of Wiley Rutledge, who was born near Cloverport, Kentucky, and after time as a teacher and as dean of the Iowa Law School and as judge on ... Leer comentario completo

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5149. Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge, by John M. Ferren (read 13 Apr 2014) This is a carefully researched and cogently argued biography of Wiley ... Leer comentario completo

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Part II Law Professor and Dean 19261939
53
Part III Judge 19391949
171
Notes
423
Sources
511

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John M. Ferren is a senior judge on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He lives with his wife, Linda, in Washington, D.C., and South Bethany, Delaware.

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