The Brethren

The recent retirement of Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge John G. Roberts Jr. has put the Supreme Court in the spotlight of American politics. Read The Brethren: Inside the Surpreme Court, Bob Woodward's 1979 ground-breaking study of American jurisprudence at its highest leveland a behind-the-scenes view of the Supreme Court at mid-20th century in transition from the relatively liberal Warren Court to the more conservative Berger Court.