The Nixon Court

March 1973
New Republic;3/31/73, Vol. 168 Issue 13, p4
Comments on United States President Richard Nixon's politicization of the Supreme Court. Judges appointed by Nixon; Rating of judges; Factors contributing to the success on the Court; Proposal of Nixon for Congress to reimpose the death penalty; Introduction of appointees to a television audience as "judicial conservatives" who shared his desire to defend the peace forces; American Bar Association's criticism of Nixon's narrow approach to court nominations; Role of the Supreme Court in bringing hope for the poor, the oppressed and the undefended.


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