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Brennan, William J. 1906-1997

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Works: 282 works in 353 publications in 1 language and 13,133 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Interviews  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author of introduction
Classifications: KF8745.B68, B
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Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. : freedom first by Roger L Goldman ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. sat for thirty-four years on the United States Supreme Court. Throughout his tenure on the Court he meticulously examined the body of Constitutional law - and effectively resuscitated its spirit. A champion of minorities and a spokesman for the politically dispossessed, he passionately defended civil rights and strove to bring the nation's disenfranchised into the mainstream of American life. He advanced the political empowerment of American cities and suburbs. He essentially wrote the modern law of freedom of speech and the press. Justice Brennan's retirement in 1990 occasioned tributes from a host of associates, former law clerks, attorneys, judges, professors, journalists, and friends. The reflections on Brennan in Part I of this volume provide intimate, often humorous glimpses into a generous, warm, open-hearted man who also happened to be an intellectual giant and outstanding jurist. In Part II the jurisprudence of Justice Brennan is comprehensively surveyed and lucidly discussed by author and Constitutional law professor Roger Goldman. With care he examines - and in layman's terms explains - Brennan's positions on the issues central to the justice's career: the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment, civil rights, education, abortion, obscenity, and capital punishment. Eloquent, persuasive, and faithful to his vision, Justice Brennan authored more than a thousand opinions, concurrences, and dissents in the course of his judicial career. Part III of the book offers twelve landmark decisions written by Brennan that show clearly why history will place him beside John Marshall, Louis Brandeis, and Oliver Wendell Holmes as one of the truly great justices in the annals of the United States Supreme Court
Landmark justice : the influence of William J. Brennan on America's communities by Charles M Haar ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of the Constitution by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1, episode 2: Bill Moyers interviews the Supreme Court Justice who wrote the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion. Moyers and Justice Harry A. Blackmun discuss the emotional and moral challenge of interpreting the Constitution
The Bill of Rights and the States by William J Brennan ( Book )
8 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The judge : the life & opinions of Alabama's Frank M. Johnson, Jr. by Frank Sikora ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Justice Brennan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Using rare, on-camera interviews with seven Supreme Court justices, this program profiles the role of their distinguished colleague, William J. Brennan, Jr., in shaping the modern judicial landscape of this country."--Container
Modernizing the courts by William J Brennan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An address by Hon. William J. Brennan, Jr. on the occasion of the celebration of the golden anniversary of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, 1913-1963 by William J Brennan ( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Justice Brennan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers visits with Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, who has served under six presidents, longer than any of his present colleagues. He touches on many topics, including the challenge of interpreting the Constitution
Appellate courts in the United States and England by Delmar Karlen ( )
3 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bill of Rights yesterday and today : a bicentennial celebration symposium issue by William J Brennan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teaching the Bill of Rights by William J Brennan ( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of the Constitution with Bill Moyers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an eleven-part series, Bill Moyers discusses the history of the Constitution, how it has been interpreted, and how it affects nearly every aspect of our lives. Includes conversations with Supreme Court Justices Blackmun, Brennan, O'Connor and Powell, and scholars Ronald Dworkin, Mortimer Adler, and Martin Marty
Influence of U.S. Constitution by William J Brennan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how the U.S. Constitution has influenced the world's view of constitutional law and has been the model of many similar documents worldwide. Also discusses the original intent view of constitutional interpretation
Moyers--in search of the Constitution ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Supreme Court Justice Brennan has served under six presidents, longer than any of his present colleagues. Here he touches on many topics, including the challenge of interpreting the Constitution
The Bill of Rights and the states by William J Brennan ( Recording )
in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Justice William J. Brennan talks about the relationship between the Bill of Rights and the states in a 1961 lecture
The Constitution of the United States : contemporary ratification by William J Brennan ( )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An affair with freedom; a collection of his opinions and speeches drawn from his first decade as a United States Supreme Court Justice by William J Brennan ( )
2 editions published in 1967 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A collection of his opinions and speeches drawn from his first decade as a United States Supreme Court Justice."--T.p
The quest to develop a jurisprudence of civil liberties in times of security crises by William J Brennan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An address delivered "December 22, 1987, Law School of Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel."
Changes in trial tactics by William J Brennan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brennan, William 1906-1997
Brennan, William J.
Brennan, William J. 1906-1997 Jr
Brennan, William J. Jr
Brennan, William J., Jr., 1906-1997
Brennan, William Joseph 1906-1997
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English (92)
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