A Tribute to Rehnquist The Liar : Thank you @JohnWDean !

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/20/us/new-look-at-an-old-memo-casts-more-doubt…

‘For starters, of course, Justice Jackson joined the unanimous opinion in Brown in 1954. And Justice Jackson’s secretary, Elsie Douglas, told John P. MacKenzie of The Washington Post in 1971 that Mr. Rehnquist had “smeared the reputation of a great justice.” ‘

“The fact that a justice and a chief justice lied in order to advance himself,” Mr. Prettyman said, referring to Chief Justice Rehnquist in his confirmation hearings, “the fact that he thought the way he did about Brown — which was that it would be a national disgrace — those facts alone justify an exploration of what happened.”

http://bclawreview.org/review/53_2/05_snyder_barrett/

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