The Resource The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin, (electronic resource)

The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin, (electronic resource)

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The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court
Title
The nine
Title remainder
inside the secret world of the Supreme Court
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Toobin
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the most important--and secret--legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in time for the 2008 presidential election--where the future of the Court will be at stake--Toobin reveals an institution at a moment of transition, when decades of conservative disgust with the Court have finally produced a conservative majority, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, presidential power, and church-state relations. Based on exclusive interviews with justices themselves, The nine tells the story of the Court through personalities--from Anthony Kennedy's overwhelming sense of self-importance to Clarence Thomas's well-tended grievances against his critics to David Souter's odd nineteenth-century lifestyle. There is also, for the first time, the full behind-the-scenes story of Bush v. Gore--and Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with George W. Bush, the president she helped place in office
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Toobin, Jeffrey
Dewey number
347.73/26
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
KF8748
LC item number
.T66 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Don Leslie
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Leslie, Don
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  • United States
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Judicial review
  • Conservatism
  • Law
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Label
The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin, (electronic resource)
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 15:55:51
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781415942352
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)190789849
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  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 228938 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 15:55:51
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415942352
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)190789849
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 228938 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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