Geoffrey Stone (Chicago-Law) reviews the book here. The Kirkus review is here. See also features about the memoir in the Washington Post, Time, and the New York Times, as well as this transcript of an ABC news interview of the Justice about his memoir. Finally, see Justice Stevens' reminisces about life on the Court during this 2010 C-Span interview, conducted after he announced his retirement from the bench.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Five Chiefs: Justice Stevens' Memoir is Released
Justice John Paul Stevens' memoir, Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir (Brown, Little, 2011), has been released. The book will be of interest to legal historians, including because Justice Stevens reportedly expresses strong opinions about history as a source of constitutional interpretation. Here is the publisher's description of the book.