Brethren, The: Inside the Supreme Court - (Bob Woodward, Scott Armstrong, 1979) The Brethren is the first detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action. Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong have pierced its secrecy to give us an unprecedented view of the Chief and Associate Justices -- maneuvering, arguing, politicking, compromising and making decisions that affect every major area of American life.
Gideon's Trumpet - (Anthony Lewis, 1964) A history of the landmark case of James Earl Gideon's fight for the right to legal counsel. Notes, table of cases, index.
Vietnam War on Trial, The: The My Lai Massacre and the Court-Martial of Lieutenant Calley - (Michal R. Belknap, 2002) The military trial of William Calley for his role in the slaughter of five hundred or more Vietnamese civilians at My Lai shocked a nation already sharply divided over a controversial war. In this superb retelling of the My Lai story through the prism of the law, Michal Belknap provides new perspectives and keen insights into core issues about the war that still divide Americans today.