SUPREME COURT: The Judges' Judge

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Even to his most persistent legal critics Harlan was known as a judge's judge. Notes Harvard Constitutional Law Expert Paul Freund: "His thinking threw light in a very introspective way on the entire process of the judicial function. His decisions, beyond just the vote they represented, were sufficiently philosophical to be of enduring interest. He decided the case before him with that respect for its particulars, its special features, that marks alike the honest artist and the just judge."

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