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Washington, DC. Government Printing Office, 1986. Reprint. Fifteenth edition, 1991. Wraps. , 46 pages. Includes an index to the Constitution. Dates to Remember. Signed by previous owner. Sticker residue on front cover. Light yellow highlighting noted. Pervious owner's label removed from table of contents. The United States Bicentennial was a series of celebrations and observances during the mid-1970s that paid tribute to historical events leading up to the creation of the United States of America as an independent republic. It was a central event in the memory of the American Revolution. The Bicentennial culminated on Sunday, July 4, 1976, with the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
London: The Economist Newspaper Ltd., 1987. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Magazine. 104 pages, including covers. Illustrations. Sticker residue on front cover. Cover has some wear and soiling. This issue includes articles related to Gorbachev, Russia, Reform, Ronald Reagan, Supreme Court, Nominations, Robert Bork, Trade Secrets, Margaret Thatcher, European Monetary System, and Arms Control.
New York: Academy of Political Science, 1961. 160, wraps, footnotes, some creasing to spine, top corner of text slightly bentContains an article by Warner R. Schilling on "The H-Bomb Decision: How to Decide Without Actually Choosing," (pp. 24-46), which discusses President Truman's "minimal" 1950 decision after Russia's explosion of a fission bomb on August 26, 1949, and indicates some of the policy consequences that followed. There are also articles on technical and social progress; the Supreme Court and the future of judicial review; Libya; research: an instrument of political power; the artificial revolution in Germany: a case study; and the prevention of gerrymandering.
Pleasantville, NY: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., 1973. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 260 pages. Includes illustrations. Some illustrations in color. Name of previous owner present. Highlighting/underlining. Some ink notes on cover. Spine torn at bottom. Some page discoloration. Cover has some wear and soiling.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Presumed First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. ix, , 300 pages. Tables. Notes. Bibliographical Note. Name Index. Case Index. Index references a ten page section on Theodore Roosevelt and other entries. Index lists significant sections on Presidents Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson, among others. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Inscribed by author on fep to Jeff Glassie, dated 1974. Title page has embossed stamp of Jefferson Caffery Glassie. This is believed to have been inscribed to the Jefferson Caffrey Glassie who authored Peace and Forgiveness. In Peace and Forgiveness, Jefferson Glassie tells us how we can have peace of mind and peace in our world. This classic history of the Supreme Court discusses the selection, nomination, and appointment of each of the Justices who have sat on the U.S. Supreme Court since 1789. Abraham provides a fascinating account of the presidential motivations behind each nomination, examining how each appointee's performance on the bench fulfilled, or disappointed, presidential expectations. It is now in its fifth edition, with an expanded title. During the span of his career, Abraham has taught many notable students, including U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (D.-Penn.) and Professor Larry J. Sabato.
New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1996. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 564 pages. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Foreword, Illustrations, Afterword, Sources and Bibliography (with 7 subelements), Source Notes, Table of Cases, and Index. Inscribed by the author on the fep--"Irv, Don't let the Ox-fordians get you down. Best Wishes. Liva." Liva Baker (1930-2007) was a freelance writer and author of numerous books related to legal history. Her books included biographies of Supreme Court justices Felix Frankfurter and Oliver Wendell Holmes, as well as works on the topics of women's education, the U.S. Supreme Court’s Miranda decision, and the desegregation of public schools in New Orleans, Louisiana. Florence Olivia Baker, known as Liva, was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. in English from Smith College in 1953 and a M.A. degree in Journalism from Columbia University in 1955. After a brief stint with New York Newsday, Baker moved to Washington, DC, where and joined the staff of National Geographic magazine. She left the magazine in 1965, and her first book, a children’s book about world religions, was published two years later. In 1969, Baker's biography of Supreme Court Felix Frankfurter was published, which was followed by a book about the legacy women's colleges in the United States, I'm Radcliffe! Fly Me!: The Seven Sisters and the Failure of Women's Education (1976). Baker’s other books on U.S. legal history included Miranda: Crime, Law and Politics, The Justice From Beacon Hill: The Life and Times of Oliver Wendell Holmes and The Second Battle of New Orleans: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, 560,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Name of previous owner on fep. David Jeremiah Barron (born July 7, 1967) is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and former S. William Green Professor of Public Law at Harvard Law School. He previously served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice. Barron is known for his controversial legal memo justifying the use of lethal drone strikes against U.S. citizens without judicial process. For his book Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS, in February 2017, Barron was named the winner of Norwich University's 2017 Colby Award, which is awarded for works that make major academic contributions to the understanding of military history, intelligence activities, and foreign relations.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xiv, 560,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. David Jeremiah Barron (born July 7, 1967) is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and former S. William Green Professor of Public Law at Harvard Law School. He previously served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice. Barron is known for his controversial legal memo justifying the use of lethal drone strikes against U.S. citizens without judicial process. Barron joined the Harvard Law School faculty as an assistant professor in 1999 and became a professor in 2004. He left the faculty upon his confirmation to the Court of Appeals in 2014. In 2016, Simon & Schuster published his book Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS. In February 2017, Barron was named the winner of Norwich University's 2017 Colby Award, which is awarded for works that make major academic contributions to the understanding of military history, intelligence activities, and foreign relations. Several senators pledged to oppose Barron's nomination unless the administration publishes the secret memos Barron authored on the legality of killing American citizens with drone strikes. Until senators began raising concerns about Barron's nomination, only those on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees had seen any of the classified memos. On May 22, 2014, the Senate voted 53–45 for final confirmation to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He received his judicial commission on May 23, 2014.