Inscribed by Chief Justice Hughes Hughes, Charles Evans [1862-1948]. The Supreme Court of the United States: Its Foundation, Methods and Achievements: An Interpretation. New York: Columbia University Press, 1928. vii, 269 pp. Original near-fine cloth, light toning to interior, inscribed "Charles E. Hughes/ June 9, 1928" in bold hand to front free endpaper. $750. * First edition. An important figure in law and politics, Hughes was Governor of New York, Secretary of State in the Harding administration and both an Associate and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. According to Kenneth Carr, this study is a "valuable and remarkably frank exposition of the work of the Supreme Court by a great judge. Very readable." Carr, The Supreme Court and Judicial Review 295.
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