Henry Friendly was a judge of the highest reputation – greater than Learned Hand in Justice Scalia’s opinion. His output was prodigious, his legacy unmatched: of his fifty-one clerks, twenty-one (including the present incumbent) became justices of the Supreme Court of the United States; in that Court’s decisions, only Learned Hand was cited more often than Friendly.
Henry Friendly: Greatest Judge of His Era
by David M. Dorsen
Harvard University Press (Inbooks), $49.95 hb, 512 pp, 9780674064393
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