Supreme Court Narratives: Law, History, and Journalism
The articles in this issue examine the U.S. Supreme Court with a particular focus on the relationship between U.S. Presidents and Chief Justices at critical times in American history. The issue is based on the Supreme Court Narratives: Law, History, and Journalism symposium held at New York Law School in April 2012. The event also celebrated the publication of FDR and Chief Justice Hughes: The President, the Supreme Court, and the Epic Battle Over the New Deal by award-winning author and Supreme Court historian James F. Simon, Dean and Professor Emeritus.
I. Supreme Court Narratives: Law, History, and Journalism
- Foreword by James F. Simon, Dean Emeritus and Martin Professor of Law Emeritus, New York Law School.
- Chief Justices and Chief Executives: Some Thoughts on Jim Simon’s Books by Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University.
- President John Adams and Four Chief Justices: An Essay for James F. Simon by R. B. Bernstein, Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School, and Adjunct Professor of Political Science and History, Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies, City College of New York.
- Two Great Leaders by L.A. Powe, Jr., Anne Green Regents Chair, The University of Texas.
- Graceful, Scholarly, and Illuminating: The Books of James F. Simon by Edward A. Purcell, Jr., Joseph Solomon Distinguished Professor of Law, New York Law School.
- Using the Papers of U.S. Supreme Court Justices: A Reflection by Stephen Wermiel, Fellow in Law and Government, American University Washington College of Law.
- “Dealing with the Appellate Caseload Crisis”: The Report of the Federal Courts Study Committee Revisited by Roger J. Miner, Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
- Ensuring Miranda’s Right to Counsel Abroad by David Henek ’12.
- The Continued Viability of New York’s Juvenile Offender Act in Light of Recent National Developments by Katherine Lazarow ’12.
III. Case Comment
- In re Gilmore by Andrew Thompson ’13.