Storming the Court: How a Band of Law Students Fought the President--And Won

Brandt Goldstein (Author)

Product Details

Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
December 01, 2006
5.76 X 8.4 X 0.95 inches | 0.77 pounds

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About the Author

Brandt Goldstein, a 1992 graduate of Yale Law School, has written for The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Slate. He writes a monthly feature for The Wall Street Journal online edition and is a visiting professor at New York Law School.


"Brilliant. A compelling story that shows how the legal system can be used to achieve justice. Every law student should read this book." -- Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, Duke Law School
"Want to see how the law really works? Forget the nonsense David versus Goliath stories from every legal thriller. Here's the real thing." -- Brad Meltzer, author of The Book of Fate and The First Counsel
"A gripping and psychologically insightful narrative . . . which combines constitutional drama, superb reporting, and shrewd insights from beginning to end." -- Jeffrey Rosen, author of The Most Democratic Branch and The Unwanted Gaze
"Fast-paced . . . cinematic." -- The Washington Post
"A timely and passionate account." -- Publishers Weekly
"Riveting, masterfully told . . . Goldstein writes like a dream as he vividly brings the stories of the refugees and the lawyers alive." -- Clara Bingham, coauthor of Class Action: The Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law
"A revealing look at the legal system, a compelling human rights story, and an inspirational tale of dedicated people who refuse to accept the status quo." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)