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This guide provides bibliographic material about U.S. Supreme Court justices, including selected biographies and other relevant titles held by the Eckstein Law Library, and links to online materials. The guide is not an exhaustive bibliography, but is a starting point, and focuses on materials accessible via the law library or available on public websites.
The guide currently is organized by historical era. At the present time, titles about the justices are organized based on the year each justice was confirmed. If you are looking for books about a particular justice, you can find titles that are listed in this research guide by searching the justice's last name in the "search this guide" box located at the upper right corner of each page. Also try Marqcat advanced search and use the justice's name in a subject heading search.
For a complete chronological list of all the justices and their terms on the Court, consult the U.S. Supreme Court web page, Justices 1789 to Present. Or, try the site's Timeline for a more visual version!
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General Biographic Periodicals
Journal of Supreme Court History, 1990-present. by
This periodical continues Yearbook - Supreme Court Historical Society. The Journal of Supreme Court History has articles about the lives and careers of the Supreme Court Justices of the United States. Current in print at Eckstein, also available online with some publisher delays. Check the catalog link.
Yearbook - Supreme Court Historical Society by
Published from 1976-1990, the Yearbook contains articles about the lives and careers of the Supreme Court Justices of the United States. Available in full on HeinOnline. The law library has most of this series in print. Check the link for both versions.