The interactive version of this article features hyperlinks to the Justices’ personal papers, the Court’s internal memoranda, and other historical records, which provide the reader “a rare glimpse of the inner
workings of the Court.”
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Commentaries by Former Clerks to Justices Brennan, Powell, and White
Scott L. Nelson,
Dun & Bradstreet Revisited, A Comment on Levine and Wermiel
- Law Clerk to the Hon. Bryon R. White
Robert M. O'Neil,
A Tale of Two Greenmoss Builders
- Law Clerk to the Hon. William J. Brennan, Jr.
Paul M. Smith,
Dun & Bradstreet v. Greenmoss Builders as an Example of Justice Powell's
Approach to Constitutional Jurisprudence
- Law Clerk to the Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
Complete List of Referenced Supreme Court Documents
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*Photo credit: 1981-1986 Formal Group Photograph of the 1981 Burger Court [signed]
Official Photograph (1981-1986)
October 28, 1981
Photograph by Robert S. Oakes, National Geographic, Courtesy of the Supreme Court
of the United States
Formal group photograph of the Supreme Court as it was comprised from 1981-1986.
The Justices are posed in front of red velvet drapery and arranged by seniority,
with five seated and four standing. Seated, from left to right, are Justices Thurgood Marshall and William J. Brennan, Jr., Chief Justice Warren E. Burger,
and Justices Byron R. White and Harry A. Blackmun.
Standing, from left to right, are Justices John Paul Stevens, Lewis F. Powell, Jr.,
William H. Rehnquist, and Sandra Day O'Connor.