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The Resource The Chief : the life and turbulent times of Chief Justice John Roberts, Joan Biskupic

The Chief : the life and turbulent times of Chief Justice John Roberts, Joan Biskupic

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The Chief : the life and turbulent times of Chief Justice John Roberts
Title
The Chief
Title remainder
the life and turbulent times of Chief Justice John Roberts
Statement of responsibility
Joan Biskupic
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far. John Roberts was named to the Supreme Court in 2005 claiming he would act as a neutral umpire in deciding cases. His critics argue he has been anything but, pointing to his conservative victories on voting rights and campaign finance. Yet he broke from orthodoxy in his decision to preserve Obamacare. How are we to understand the motives of the most powerful judge in the land? In The Chief, award-winning journalist Joan Biskupic contends that Roberts is torn between two, often divergent, priorities: to carry out a conservative agenda, and to protect the Court's image and his place in history. Biskupic shows how Roberts's dual commitments have fostered distrust among his colleagues, with major consequences for the law. Trenchant and authoritative, The Chief reveals the making of a justice and the drama on this nation's highest court." --
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Biskupic, Joan
Dewey number
  • 347.73/2634
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8745.R6
LC item number
A3 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roberts, John G.
  • United States
  • United States
  • Judges
Label
The Chief : the life and turbulent times of Chief Justice John Roberts, Joan Biskupic
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223127138130
  • 31223125509654
  • 31223127138114
  • 31223127138122
  • 31223127138163
  • 31223127138148
  • 31223127138155
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 421 pages
Isbn
9780465093274
Lccn
2018039502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • bro-upg20190318-060
  • bro-cust20190319-060
System control number
(OCoLC)1043580764
Label
The Chief : the life and turbulent times of Chief Justice John Roberts, Joan Biskupic
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223127138130
  • 31223125509654
  • 31223127138114
  • 31223127138122
  • 31223127138163
  • 31223127138148
  • 31223127138155
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 421 pages
Isbn
9780465093274
Lccn
2018039502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • bro-upg20190318-060
  • bro-cust20190319-060
System control number
(OCoLC)1043580764

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