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The Nine - Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

Jeffrey Toobin

Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the Supreme Court and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in time for the 2008 presidential election-where the future of the Court will be at stake-Toobin reveals an institution at a moment of transition, when decades of conservative disgust with the Court have finally produced a conservative majority, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, presidential power, and church-state relations. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices themselves, THE NINE tells the story of the Court through personalities-from Anthony Kennedy's overwhelming sense of self-importance to Clarence Thomas's well-tended grievances against his critics to David Souter's odd nineteenth-century lifestyle. There is also, for the first time, the full behind-the-scenes story of Bush v. Gore-and Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with George W. Bush, the president she helped place in office. THE NINE is the book Toobin was born to write. He is a bestselling author, a CNN senior legal analyst, and New Yorker staff writer. No one is more superbly qualified to profile the nine justices. From the Compact Disc edition.

Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the Supreme Court and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in time for the 2008 presidential election-where the future of the Court will be at stake-Toobin reveals an institution at a moment of transition, when decades of conservative disgust with the Court have finally produced a conservative majority, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, presidential power, and church-state relations. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices themselves, THE NINE tells the story of the Court through personalities-from Anthony Kennedy's overwhelming sense of self-importance to Clarence Thomas's well-tended grievances against his critics to David Souter's odd nineteenth-century lifestyle. There is also, for the first time, the full behind-the-scenes story of Bush v. Gore-and Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with George W. Bush, the president she helped place in office. THE NINE is the book Toobin was born to write. He is a bestselling author, a CNN senior legal analyst, and New Yorker staff writer. No one is more superbly qualified to profile the nine justices. From the Compact Disc edition.
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Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the Supreme Court and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in time for the 2008 presidential election-where the future of the Court will be at stake-Toobin reveals an institution at a moment of transition, when decades of conservative disgust with the Court have finally produced a conservative majority, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, presidential power, and church-state relations. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices themselves, THE NINE tells the story of the Court through personalities-from Anthony Kennedy's overwhelming sense of self-importance to Clarence Thomas's well-tended grievances against his critics to David Souter's odd nineteenth-century lifestyle. There is also, for the first time, the full behind-the-scenes story of Bush v. Gore-and Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with George W. Bush, the president she helped place in office. THE NINE is the book Toobin was born to write. He is a bestselling author, a CNN senior legal analyst, and New Yorker staff writer. No one is more superbly qualified to profile the nine justices. From the Compact Disc edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Don Leslie

Length:

15h 55m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:59


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:09


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:53


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:27


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:06


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:56


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:32


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:33


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:48


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:55


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:21


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:56


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:12


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:38


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:49


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:12


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:17


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:28


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:11


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:47


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:06


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

02:39


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:02


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:51


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:40


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:24


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:13


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:53


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:55


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:09


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:28


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:40


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:21


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:41


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:35


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:18


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:44


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:24


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:31


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:11


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:44


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:36


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:24


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:21


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:14


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:14


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:29


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:25


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:13


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:35


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:18


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:23


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:02


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:54


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:17


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:34


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:30


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:19


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:25


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:13


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:47


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:25


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:40


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:56


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:55


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:54


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:56


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:32


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:05


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:29


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:18


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:28


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:16


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

03:42


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

06:02


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:26


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:31


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:46


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:25


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:44


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:11


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:42


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:56


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:22


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:04


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

03:55


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:46


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:02


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:59


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:40


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:50


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:30


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:47


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:34


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:39


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:10


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

06:03


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:58


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

06:25


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

05:10


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:56


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:59


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:47


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

02:54


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

06:39


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

05:25


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

06:10


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:33


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

05:59


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

06:46


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:52


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

03:21


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

06:03


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:37


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

02:29


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

06:42


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

06:27


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

03:43


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

05:48


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

05:14


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

06:31


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

04:22


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

05:19


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

05:49


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

05:45


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:10


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

03:22


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

06:25


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

04:55


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

04:19


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

04:02


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

03:10


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

06:32


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

06:07


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

04:04


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

06:39


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

05:17


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

05:55


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

06:08


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

05:45


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

03:14


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

04:33


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

05:00


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

05:07


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

05:28


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

04:20


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

06:19


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

05:00


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

05:06


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

04:20


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

06:11


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

05:29


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

05:47


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

06:35


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

04:28


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

05:31


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

04:19


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

05:38


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

06:20


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

04:52


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

04:47


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

05:59


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

06:12


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

04:28


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

05:41


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

04:34


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

05:31


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

05:16


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

06:04


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

05:37


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

04:20


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

05:50


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

03:30


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

00:30