Suggested Reading List

Selected Works by William O. Douglas

An Almanac of Liberty, Doubleday and Co., NY, 1954.

The Douglas Letters, Ed. Melvin I. Urofsky, Little, Adler & Adler, Bethesda, MD, 1987.

A Wilderness Bill of Rights, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1965.

Go East, Young Man, Random House, NY, 1974.

My Wilderness: The Pacific West, Doubleday and Co., NY, 1960.

My Wilderness: East to Katahdin, Doubleday and Co., NY, 1961.

Nature’s Justice – Writings of William O. Douglas. Ed. James O. Fallon. Corvallis: OSU Press, 2000.

Of Men and Mountains, Harper, NY, 1950.

The Right of the People, Doubleday & Company, NY 1958.

Russian Journey, Doubleday & Company, NY, 1956.

Strange Lands and Friendly People, Harper & Brothers, NY, 1951.

West of the Indus, Doubleday & Company, NY, 1958.

Biographies & Selected Books

Feldman, Noah. Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR’s Great Supreme Court Justices. Twelve, New York, 2010.

Hulst, Thomas R. The Footpaths of Justice William O. Douglas, iUniverse, New York, 2004.

Murphy, Bruce A. Wild Bill: The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas. Random House, New York, 2003.

Simon, James F. Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas. Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1980.

Sowards, Adam M. The Environmental Justice: William O. Douglas and American Conservation. Corvallis, OSU Press, 2009.

Wasby, Stephen L. He Shall Not Pass This Way Again: The Legacy of Justice William O. Douglas. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, 1990. (click here for link to full text)

Selected Articles & Published Materials

Urofsky on Murphy, “Wild Bill: The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas

Sierra Club v. Morton, 405 U.S. 727. Supreme Court. 19 Apr. 1972. Click here for details.

Supreme Court Historical Society Publications. 1990 Yearbook. “Remembrances of William O. Douglas on the 50th Anniversary of his Appointment to the Supreme Court.” 1990

Zion, Sydney. “Bill Douglas.” The Nation 2 Feb. 1980.

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