The Rehnquist Choice: The Untold Story of the Nixon Appointment That Redefined the Supreme Court
Dean, John W.
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New York: The Free Press, 2001. 333, DJ in plastic sleeve Chief Justice William Rehnquist has been singularly influential in steering the Supreme Court away from the activism of the Warren court to a strict constructionist position. But his appointment to the bench by President Richard Nixon was a surprise. He was, after all, an assistant attorney general, not a trial or appellate judge. John Dean, later to become famous as the president's counsel in the Watergate affair, describeshow this long-shot appointment came about. First Edition. First Printing. very good, very good.