Table of Contents for Out of Order : Stories from the History of the Supreme Court


Introduction xi
Looming Large
Historic Intersections of the President and the Supreme Court
3(18)
The Call To Serve
Judicial Appointments
21(22)
A House Is Not A Home
The Journey to One First Street
43(9)
Humble Beginnings
The First Decade of the United States Supreme Court
52(7)
Itinerant Justice
Riding Circuit
59(15)
The Supreme Court's Changing Jurisdiction
74(5)
Golden Tongues
Oral Advocacy Before the Court
79(20)
Customs And Traditions Of The Court
99(16)
Some Laughs On The Bench
115(10)
Larger-Than-Life Justices
125(18)
Gone But Not Forgotten
Judicial Retirement
143(9)
Supreme Court "Firsts"
152(15)
Appendix A The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America 167(6)
Appendix B The Constitution of the United States 173(28)
Notes 201(16)
Photograph Credits 217(2)
Index 219