Publications by Dean Simon
FDR and Chief Justice Hughes: The
President, the Supreme Court, and the Epic Battle Over the New Deal
(Simon & Schuster, 2012).
Lincoln and Chief Justice
Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President’s War Powers
(Simon & Schuster), 2006, (Simon & Schuster Lincoln Library
Collection Paperback), 2007.
What Kind of Nation:
Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United
States, (Simon & Schuster, 2002); paperback edition (2003).
The Center Holds: The Power Struggle Inside the Rehnquist Court, (Simon
& Schuster, 1995); paperback edition (Touchstone, Simon &
The Antagonists: Hugo
Black, Felix Frankfurter and Civil Liberties in Modern America (Simon
& Schuster, 1989) first; (Touchstone, Simon & Schuster,
Independent Journey: The Life of William O.
Douglas, (Harper & Row, 1980; paperback edition, Penguin,
The Judge, (D. McKay, 1976).
In His Own Image: The Supreme Court in Richard Nixon’s America,
(D. McKay, 1973; paperback edition, D. McKay, 1974).
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
“The Center Holds,” Chapter 46 in The Lanahan Readings in
the American Polity, 2nd ed., at 311–319 (A.G. Serow & E.C. Ladd,
eds., Lanahan Publishers, 2000).
Douglas,” Chapter 13 in The Warren Court: A Retrospective at
211–223 (B. Schwartz, ed., Oxford University Press, 1996).
LAW REVIEW AND OTHER SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
“Judging the Justices” (Book reviews of Roger K.
Newman’s Hugo Black: A Biography and John C. Jeffries’s Jr.
Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.), 49 Stanford Law Review 173–180
“Solomon Lecture: Politics and the
Rehnquist Court,” 40 New York Law School Law Review 863–875
Afterward: “Dialogue on the Solomon
Lecture: Politics and the Rehnquist Court,” 40 New York Law School
Law Review 1013–1022 (1996).
Foreword (New York Law
School Centennial Conference in Honor of Justice John Marshall Harlan), 36
New York Law School Law Review 1–4 (1991).
NEWSPAPER ARTICLES, PRACTICE MATERIALS AND OTHER
“Making a Federal Case,” Book Review of Garry
Will’s James Madison, The New York Times (Book Review Desk) April
21, 2002, at 22, reprinted as "The Disappointing Presidency of
James Madison," 148 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin 2, 24 (May 2,
“William O. Douglas.” Entry in The
Oxford Companion to United States History, at 192–193 (P.S. Boyer,
ed.) Oxford University Press, 2001.
“Once a Crusader:
Whether Mediating Strikes for Woodrow Wilson or Championing the Least
Popular of Defendants, Felix Frankfurter was Bound by Neither Court nor
Classroom” The American Lawyer, December 2000, at 21.
Transcript: “Commentary on Panel Discussions” (Symposium:
National Conference on Judicial Biography), 70 New York University Law
Review 556, at 565, 743, 804 (1996).
“Biographer’s Notes on Justice Douglas,” 201 New
York Law Journal 2 (May 5, 1989).
Leadership, The U.S. Supreme Court from Marshall to Rehnquist,” 53
Vital Speeches of the Day 44–48 (1986) (Delivered at the John
Marshall Lecture, Franklin and Marshall College).
Potter Stewart: The Early Years (excerpt from In His Own Image—The
Supreme Court in Richard Nixon’s America),” 94 Los Angeles
Daily Journal 4 (June 24, 1981).