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Of Courtiers And Kings

Author : Clare Cushman
ISBN : 9780813937274
Genre : Law
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Supreme Court justices have long relied on law clerks to help process the work of the Court. Yet few outside the Court are privy to the behind-the-scenes bonds that form between justices and their clerks. In Of Courtiers and Kings, Todd C. Peppers and Clare Cushman offer an intimate new look at the personal and professional relationships of law clerks with their justices. Going beyond the book’s widely acclaimed predecessor, I n Chambers, the vignettes collected here range from reflections on how serving as clerks at the Supreme Court impacted the careers of such justices as Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, William Rehnquist, John G. Roberts Jr., and John Paul Stevens to personal recollections written by parents and children who have both served as Supreme Court clerks. While individual essays often focus on a single justice and his or her corps of clerks—including how that justice selected and utilized the clerks—taken as a whole the volume provides a macro-level view of the evolution of the role of the Supreme Court law clerk. Drawing on a rich repository of such anecdotes, insights, and experience, the volume relates in a clear and accessible style how the clerking function has changed over time and what it is like for law clerks to be witnesses to history. Offering a rare glimpse into a normally unseen world, Of Courtiers and Kings reveals the Court’s increasing reliance on law clerks and raises important questions about the selection, utilization, and influence of law clerks. Praise for In Chambers: "An excellent book.... It's interesting for many different reasons, not the least of which as a reminder of how much of a bastion of elitism the Court has always been."—Atlantic Monthly "The best parts of the book are the behind-the-scenes descriptions of life at the court.... [A]n impressive and comprehensive book."—Associated Press

Of Courtiers And Kings

Author : Tawny L. Holm
ISBN : 9781575068695
Genre : History
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Holm’s book is an innovative approach to the biblical Book of Daniel. It places Daniel against the background of story-collections, an ancient genre that began in Egypt in the mid-second millennium B.C.E. This work focuses on Daniel 6–4 and provides detailed comparisons with specific bodies of story-collections and other related material from the Ancient Near East. In this regard, special attention is given to Egyptian court tales, a large corpus mostly neglected by previous biblical scholars. Thus, this book brings new evidence and fresh insights to the field of Daniel studies, which in recent years has generated constant interest, especially as it pertains to textual issues and literary matters. Setting Daniel against an explicit definition of the story-collection genre redefines a vast array of questions concerning textual criticism, compositional history, and the overall nature of the book. For instance, the divergent texts of the narrative parts of Daniel (the Masoretic text and the Greek editions in Theodotion and the Septuagint) now need to be described in part as variant editions, or tellings, of a common core material, rather than as translations of older written texts with clearly traceable genealogies. When Daniel is studied in the context of story-collections and kindred compositions from the Ancient Near Eastern and neighboring literatures, new light is shed on the literary traditions and processes from which the Daniel stories arose. There are a greater number of court tales and cycles than previously recognized, as in the case of Qumran but also the Egypt Demotic corpus. The detailed discussion of all these materials allows us to appreciate the Book of Daniel in a much wider literary milieu and it furthers our understanding of the history of its composition and early transmission.

Kings Courtiers And Imperium

Author : P.S. Barnwell
ISBN : 0715627635
Genre : History
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This work constitutes an appraisal of the development of kingship and royal administration in the kingdoms which, by the seventh century AD, had been established in the former Western Roman Empire. By viewing the seventh century in its own terms, and providing a detailed critique of the primary sources, the author sets out to show that kings were stronger than has often been thought, and their administration more sophisticated. A feature of his analysis is its setting of the evidence for early Anglo-Saxon England alongside that relating to the continental kingdoms. The evolution of governmental structures in a period increasingly remote from the imperial past is traced, as is the relationship of the "barbarian" kingdoms to the Byzantine Empire, and it is argued that, despite emergent differences between the kingdoms, many of their administrative institutions continued to be influenced by a common inheritence of Roman traditions.

The Pope The Kings And The People

Author : William Arthur
ISBN : UCAL:B3316526
Genre : Papacy
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The Works Of William Shakespeare Antony And Cleopatra Cynbeline Pericles Poems

Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : UIUC:30112099852474
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Of Courtiers And Princes

Author : Todd C. Peppers
ISBN : 9780813944609
Genre : Law
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Praise for In Chambers: "This new collection of essays, including some by former clerks, takes readers inside justices’ chambers for a look at clerkship life.... [T]he best parts of the book are the behind-the-scenes descriptions of life at the court."— Associated Press "An excellent book... It’s interesting for many different reasons, not the least of which as a reminder of how much of a bastion of elitism the Court has always been."— Atlantic Monthly In his earlier books, In Chambers and Of Courtiers and Kings, Todd C. Peppers provided an insider’s view of the Supreme Court from the perspective of the clerks who worked closely with some of its most important justices. With Of Courtiers and Princes, he concludes the trilogy by examining the understudied yet equally fascinating role of lower court clerks—encompassing pioneering women and minorities. Drawing on contributions from former law clerks and judicial scholars—including an essay by Ruth Bader Ginsburg—the book provides an inside look at the professional and personal bonds that form between lower court judges and their clerks. While the individual essays often focus on a single judge and his or her corps of law clerks, including their selection process, contributions, and even influence, the book as a whole provides a macro-level view of the law clerk’s role in the rapidly changing world of lower federal and state courts, thereby offering an unusual yet crucial perspective on the inner workings of our judicial system.

A Descriptive Dictionary Of The Indian Islands Adjacent Countries

Author : John Crawfurd
ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000099199
Genre : Asia, Southeastern
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Kings Queens Courtiers

Author : Kenneth Rose
ISBN : 0297787330
Genre : Great Britain
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Kings Queens And Courtiers

Author : Martha Wolff
ISBN : 0300170254
Genre : Art
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This sumptuous catalogue provides an overview of French art circa 1500, a dynamic, transitional period when the country, resurgent after the dislocations of the Hundred Years' War, invaded Italy and all media flourished. What followed was the emergence of a unique art: the fusion of the Italian Renaissance with northern European Gothic styles. Outstanding examples of exquisite and revolutionary works are featured, including paintings, sculptures, illuminated manuscripts, stained glass, tapestries, and metalwork. Exciting new research brings to life court artists Jean Fouquet, Jean Bourdichon, Michel Colombe, Jean Poyer, and Jean Hey (The Master of Moulins), all of whose creations were used by kings and queens to assert power and prestige. Also detailed are the organization of workshops and the development of the influential art market in Paris and patronage in the Loire Valley.

Blood Of Kings

Author : J. D. Davies
ISBN : IND:30000127029498
Genre : History
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Blood of Kings is a story of murder, lust for power, and revenge. It is the story of a plot to kill King James Stuart that proved far more dangerous to his life than the nearly contemporary Gunpowder Plot?a plot so devilish that Shakespeare used it as the basis for Macbeth. Blood of Kings reveals startling evidence that links the Gowrie Conspiracy of 1600 to an assassination that changed the course of European history, and considers the possibility that the bloodline of Mary Queen of Scots?down to and including the present royal family?might have no legitimate right to the throne. The book focuses on the Gowrie Conspiracy of 1600. On 5 August of that year, John Ruthven and his brother Alexander were killed in mysterious circumstances in front of King James VI of Scots, soon to be James I of England. The book focuses on what actually happened on that day and why it happened.

Epitaph For Kings

Author : Sanche de Gramont
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033719068
Genre : France
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The story of France's monarchy and its decline.

Heroes Philosophers And Courtiers Of The Time Of Louis Xvi

Author : Annie Emma Armstrong Challice
ISBN : UOM:39015063983640
Genre : France
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The Mahabharata A Social Study

Author : Chitrabhanu Sen
ISBN : UOM:39015063145208
Genre : India
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To Dance With Kings

Author : Rosalind Laker
ISBN : 0385242735
Genre : Fiction
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The lives and destinies of four determined women are set against the splendor of the sumptuous Palace of Versailles through the reigns of France's most spectacular Bourbon kings.

Nepalese Administration

Author : Tulsi Narayan Shrestha
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121815570
Genre : Nepal
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Of God S Trees Kings And Scholars

Author : Mikko Luukko
ISBN : STANFORD:36105217173744
Genre : Philosophy
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Kings Lovers And Fools

Author : Johanna Johnston
ISBN : 0590417053
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This is a simple retelling of the stories of such plays as Hamlet, Macbeth, and Othello.

The King S Women

Author : Dinah Lampitt
ISBN : 0451403894
Genre : Fiction
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In fifteenth-century France, the life of King Charles VII is shaped by the women in his life--his godmother, the Duchess of Anjou; his mistress; his steadfast wife, Marie; and, above all, Joan of Arc. Original.

?a New Variorum Edition Of Shakespeare

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Henry Viii

Author : Alison Weir
ISBN : 034543708X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Examines the king's remarkable influence on the laws, customs, culture, and politics of his kingdom and profiles the diverse courtiers, artists, and scholars who surrounded Henry VIII.

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