The Conscience of the Court: Selected Opinions of Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. on Freedom and Equality


For more than three decades, Justice William J. Brennan Jr. served on the Supreme Court of the United States and helped the Court respond to almost every major political and social issue of our time. This book, by presenting Justice Brennan's decisions on many of these issues, illustrates his role as "the conscience of the Court". Through his opinions, with their clarity of analysis and compelling manner of expression, Justice Brennan left the American public a legacy of legal scholarship that continues to demonstrate his unfailing belief in the essential dignity of humankind.

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