A Book of Legal Lists : The Best and Worst in American Law with 150 Court and Judge Trivia Questions
From John Marshall, the greatest Supreme Court Justice, to Alfred Moore, one of the worst, Bernard Schwartz's "A Book of Legal Lists" --the first ever compiled--provides the Ten Bests and Worsts in American law, and also includes answers to 150 trivia questions about the legal world. Each list entry is accompanied by a short essay by Schwartz explaining why it is a best or a worst, and it is in these essays that we gain a wealth of information about the legal world. With "A Book of Legal Lists," Bernard Schwartz provides legal experts and non-experts alike with entertaining information in a format that can be found nowhere else: Ten Greatest Trials--from Andrew Johnson's impeachment to "The People v. O.J. Simpson" Ten Greatest Supreme Court Decisions--including "Brown v. Board of Education" and "United States v. Nixon" Ten Worst Supreme Court Decisions--including "Dred Scott v. Sanford" and "Korematsu v. United States" Ten Greatest Lawyers--from Alexander Hamilton to Thurgood MarshallTen Worst Supreme Court Justices--including Rufus W. Peckman and Charles W. WhittakerTen Greatest Legal Movies--from "Adam's Rib" to "The Verdict" And many more Ten Bests and Worsts in American LawPlus 150 entertaining and informative trivia questions
- Paperback | 304 pages
- 139.7 x 210.82 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
- 25 Feb 1999
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
'Based on US law, here is everything for the compulsive list compiler from the ten worst supreme court decisions to the ten greatest legal films. A collection of trivia questions and answers.'
About Bernard Schwartz
Bernard Schwartz, the Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa, has written the definitive judicial biography of Chief Justice Earl Warren, as well as many other books on the Supreme Court, including Decision: How the Supreme Court Decides Cases, A History of the Supreme Court, The Reins of Power, and The Unpublished Opinions of the Rehnquist Court.