Supreme Court: Justices

“The Originalist and the Masses,” Wall Street Journal, 20 July 2023, p. A15. (Amul Thapar, The People’s Justice).

“The Original Activist Judge,” Washington Post Book World, 17 October 2010, pp. B1, B5. (Seth Stern & Stephen Wermiel, Justice Brennan, Liberal Champion).

“Reading Thomas,” Legal Times, 15 October 2007, pp. 14-16. (Clarence Thomas, My Grandfather’s Son). [Also published in the American Lawyer, November 2007, pp. 90-93].

“Open Case on Clarence Thomas,” Los Angeles Times, 23 April 2007, pp. E1, E8. (Kevin Merida & Michael A. Fletcher, Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas).

“The Unlikely Center,” The New Republic, 6 March 2006, pp. 33-37. (Joan Biskupic, Sandra Day O’Connor, & Tinsley E. Yarbrough, David Hackett Souter).

“The Accidental Jurist,” The New Republic, 27 June 2005, pp. 36-41. (Linda Greenhouse, Becoming Justice Blackmun).

“The Brains Behind Blackmun,” Legal Affairs, May-June 2005, pp. 26-34.

“Saving Thomas,” The New Republic, 25 October 2004, pp. 28-34. (Ken Foskett, Judging Thomas).

“A Supreme Court Justice’s Uneven Volume of Views,” Chicago Tribune, 27 April 2003, pp. XIV-1, 4. (Sandra Day O’Connor, The Majesty of the Law).

“The Tragedy of William O. Douglas,” The Nation 276 (14 April 2003): 25-30. (Bruce Allen Murphy, Wild Bill: The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas).

“William H. Rehnquist in the Mirror of Justices,” in Martin Belsky, ed., The Rehnquist Court: A Retrospective (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), pp. 274-83.

“[William J.] Brennan Helped Shape U.S. Justice,” Atlanta Journal- Constitution, 27 July 1997, p. F1.

“David H. Souter,” George, June 1997, pp. 72, 102.

“The Rehnquist Years,” New York Times Magazine, 6 October 1996, pp. 64-71, 82-85. (Reprinted in Steffen W. Schmidt et al., eds., Readings in American Government [Belmont, CA: West/Wadsworth, 1997], pp. 255-261, in John J. Sullivan et al., eds., Criminal Justice 97/98 [Guilford, CT: McGraw Hill, 1997], pp. 121-130, in Bruce Stinebrickner, ed., American Government 97/98 [& 98/99 & 99/00] [Guilford, CT: McGraw Hill, 1997 & 1998], pp. 135-144 [& pp. 112-120 & pp. 115-123], and in Allen J. Cigler et al., eds., American Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings, 4th ed. [Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998], pp. 462-474.)

“On Race, It’s [Clarence] Thomas v. an Old Ideal,” New York Times, 2 July 1995, pp. IV-1, IV-5.

“Doing Justice,” The Nation 260 (27 February 1995): 278-281. (Gerald Gunther, Learned Hand, & Roger K. Newman, Hugo Black).

“Justice Souter: A Surprising Kind of Conservative,” New York Times Magazine, 25 September 1994, pp. 36-43, 52-55, 64-67. (Reprinted in Theodore J. Lowi, et al., eds., Readings for American Government, 4th ed. [New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1996], pp. 195-204, and in Randall B. Ripley et al., eds., Readings in American Government and Politics, 3rd ed.[Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1998], pp. 383-393.)

“Blackmun’s Journey Toward Feminism,” Boston Globe, 10 April 1994, pp. 69, 72, and Newsday, 10 April 1994, pp. A38-A39.

“How Anita Hill’s Charges Became Political Grist,” Newsday, 4 May 1993, p. 58. (David Brock, The Real Anita Hill).