Leaving the bench : Supreme Court justices at the end
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Notes on front endpapers and back free endpaper: Unless changes pessimistic about court. John Marshall 34 yrs, 5 mos. Roger Taney 28 years. South never created a S.C. 2. Goldberg 4th Justice this century to leave court for other positions; 1. C.E. Hughes--Pres. run; 2. James Byrnes--asst. Pres.; 3. John Clarke--work for world peace. Fri. July 23. Crystallized intelligence, fluid intelligence. Justice Grier--1st to be forced from Bench by his colleagues p 183. No justice has died in office 1954, riding the circuit. 7 Justices buried in KY. No Justices attended McReynolds funeral. John McLean--would sleep on bench (1861) p 38. Benjamin Curtis--returned to law--around 54 cases before S.C., defended Andrew Johnson. Joseph Story--can see no hope for this country p 33. Henry Baldwin--crazy--jumps up and down in stocking feet p 33. Robert C. Grier--1st justice forced from court p 48, his daughters didn't want to leave. Author interviewed W.O. Douglas, 1968; Hugo Black, 1968; Byron White, 1996. Notes/Underlinings: Lamb underscores sections of chapter/appendix titles on the Contents page. Idea behind book, sources, health, reasons for resignations/retirement; reasons they remain on bench. Funerals. Details on lives, careers of Justices, their time on the court, challenge of riding circuits, political ploys, conduct.