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It is critical that we come to understand and accept that whathas passed for public education in America has merely beenindoctrination. From John Marshall, the greatest Supreme Court Justice, to Alfred Moore, one of the worst, Bernard Schwartz's A Book of Legal Lists--the first ever compiled--provides the Ten Bests and Worsts in American law and also includes answers to 150 trivia questions about the legal world. Students and history enthusiasts will appreciate the accomplishments of these role models and the connections between their inspiring lives and their far-reaching legal decisions. He afterward commented upon the fun his fellow collegians made of the cowhide shoes he wore, and would say, They were good-natured fellows, though; if they had known my shoes were the best I could afford, they would not have spoken of them. The Judge describes the people and events responsible forAmerica's current state of deterioration.
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