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Abe Fortas

Judge (19-Jun-1910 — 5-Apr-1982)


Laura Kalman. Abe Fortas: A Biography. Yale University Press. 1990. 499pp.

Bruce Allen Murphy. Fortas: The Rise and Ruin of a Supreme Court Justice. William Morrow. 1988. 171pp.

Robert Shogan. A Question of Judgment: The Fortas Case and the Struggle for the Supreme Court. Bobbs-Merrill. 1972. 314pp.


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  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.229)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.358)

  8. Current Biography, 1966 Yearbook (pp.100-03)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.247)

  10. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, p.331)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.172)

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