The Nine

Acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land.

The Nine

The Nine

Acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at a crucial point, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, and church-state relations. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices and with a keen sense of the Court’s history and the trajectory of its future, Jeffrey Toobin creates in The Nine a riveting story of one of the most important forces in American life today.

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The Nine
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Jeffrey Toobin
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-30 - Publisher: Anchor

Acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at a crucial
The Nine Elements of a Sustainable Campus
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Mitchell Thomashow
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Mit Press

When Thomashow became president of Unity College, a small environment-focused college in Maine, in 2006, he decided to focus his leadership on sustainability. Drawing on his experiences at Unity, Thomashow identifies nine elements for organizing a sustainability agenda: energy, food, and materials (aspects of infrastructure); governance, investment, and wellness (aspects
Observations Made with the Nine-inch Transit Circle, 1908-1911
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: United States Naval Observatory
Categories: Stars
Type: BOOK - Published: 1918 - Publisher:

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The Manner of Performing the Novena, Or, the Nine Day's Devotion, to St. Francis Xaverius, Etc. [With a Portrait.]
Language: en
Pages: 88
Authors: United States Naval Observatory
Categories: Stars
Type: BOOK - Published: 1767 - Publisher:

Books about The Manner of Performing the Novena, Or, the Nine Day's Devotion, to St. Francis Xaverius, Etc. [With a Portrait.]
The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art
Language: en
Pages: 596
Authors: Kangshen Shen, John N. Crossley, Anthony Wah-Cheung Lun, Hui Liu
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art is a classic text: the most important mathematical source in China during the past 2000 years, and comparable in significance to Euclid's Elements in the West. This volume contains the first complete English translation of the Nine Chapters, togetherwith two commentaries written in

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