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Justices and Presidents a political history of appointments to the Supreme Court by Henry Julian Abraham

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States. Supreme Court -- History,
  • United States. Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment,
  • United States. Congress. Senate -- Powers and duties,
  • Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States,
  • Executive power -- United States,
  • Political questions and judicial power -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 295-298.

Statement[by] Henry J. Abraham.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF8742 .A72
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5440747M
LC Control Number73090341

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