The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court (Paperback)

Inside the Supreme Court

By Bob Woodward, Scott Armstrong

Simon & Schuster, 9780743274029, 592pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2005

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The Brethren is the first detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action.

Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong have pierced its secrecy to give us an unprecedented view of the Chief and Associate Justices--maneuvering, arguing, politicking, compromising, and making decisions that affect every major area of American life.


Praise For The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court

"Explosive...The most controversial book on the Supreme Court yet written."


-- Los Angeles Times Book Review


"Fascinating. The pace is swift, with details that rivet the attention."


-- The Washington Post Book World


"A provocative book about a hallowed institution...It is the most comprehensive inside story ever written of the most important court in the world. For this reason alone it is required reading."


-- BusinessWeek


"It is to the credit of Woodward and Armstrong that they were willing -- and able -- to shatter this conspiracy of silence. It is certainly in the highest tradition of investigative journalism."


-- Saturday Review


"One hell of a reporting achievement."


-- The Village Voice


"The year's best political book."


-- New York Post

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