Westin, Alan F.; ed.
Title An Autobiography of The Supreme Court: Being an informal account of the growth and development of america's unique institution, provided by the Justices themselves in their speeches, letters, and memoirs from 1790-1961. Edited and with an Introduction by Alan F. Westin.
Publisher New York: The Macmillan Company, (1963). First Edition.
Seller ID 5125fd
Octavo, cloth & boards (hardcover), red spine label, gilt letters and decorations to spine, 475 pp. Tidy former-owner signature; otherwise, FIne in a Very Good, mylar protected dust jacket with light edgewar. From dust jacket: Here is an informal portrait of the Supreme Court as seen through the eyes of the justices themselves. IT is the story of the decisions reached by the Court through the centuries; but, more important, it gives us a remarkable view of a part of the judicial process that is not recorded in the official written opinions, whether expressing consensus or dissent. Among the justices represented are: John Jay, Joseph Story, John Marshall, Robert Jackson, Harlan F. Stone, William J. Brennan, Jr., Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, Earl Warren, and Felix Frankfurter...