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Hugo Black

Judge (27-Feb-1886 — 25-Sep-1971)


Howard Ball. Hugo L. Black: Cold Steel Warrior. Oxford University Press. 1996.

Howard Ball. The Vision and the Dream of Justice Hugo L. Black: An Examination of a Judicial Philosophy. University of Alabama Press. 1975. 232pp.

Hugo Black; Elizabeth Black. Mr. Justice and Mrs. Black: The Memoirs of Hugo L. Black and Elizabeth Black. Random House. 1986. 354pp.

Everette E. Dennis; Donald M. Gillmor; David L. Grey (editors). Justice Hugo Black and the First Amendment: "'No Law' Means No Law". Iowa State University Press. 1978. 204pp.

William Domnarski. The Great Justices, 1941-54: Black, Douglas, Frankfurter & Jackson in Chambers. University of Michigan Press. 2006. 206pp.

Gerald T. Dunne. Hugo Black and the Judicial Revolution. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1977. 492pp.

John P. Frank. Mr. Justice Black: The Man and His Opinions. Alfred A. Knopf. 1949. 357pp.

Jeffrey D. Hockett. New Deal Justice: The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Hugo L. Black, Felix Frankfurter, and Robert H. Jackson. Rowman & Littlefield. 1996. 322pp.

James J. Magee. Mr. Justice Black: Absolutist on the Court. University Press of Virginia. 1980. 214pp.

Wallace Mendelson. Justices Black and Frankfurter: Conflict in the Court. University of Chicago Press. 1961. 151pp.

Roger K. Newman. Hugo Black: A Biography. New York: Pantheon Books. 1994. 741pp.

James F. Simon. The Antagonists: Hugo Black, Felix Frankfurter and Civil Liberties in Modern America. New York: Simon & Schuster Trade. 1989. 312pp.

Charlotte Williams. Hugo L. Black: A Study in the Judicial Process. Johns Hopkins University Press. 1950. 208pp.

Tinsley E. Yarbrough. Mr. Justice Black and His Critics. Duke University Press. 1988.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Congressional Biography [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.109)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.77)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.159)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.105)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.67)

  11. International Who's Who 1960 (p.93)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.766)

  13. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.54)

  14. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, p.246)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.25)

  16. Thinkers of the Twentieth Century (p.65)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.166)

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