Justice William Rehnquist discusses the history of the Court and how judicial powers have shaped the development of American law, politics and society. William Rehnquist was nominated as chief justice of the United States by President Reagan and sworn in on September 26, 1986. He is also a popular historian of the Court. He is the author of three books about the Court and the American legal system: The Supreme Court: How It Is, How It Was (1987), Grand Inquests (1992), and All the Laws But One: Civil Liberties in Wartime (paperback 2000).


Rehnquist, William H., 1924-

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