- Published by McKeown last September, “Citizen Justice: The Environmental Legacy of William O. Douglas — Public Advocate and Conservation Champion” focuses on the environmental legacy of Douglas, considered to be one of the most progressive and somewhat controversial justices to sit on the court.
- With 11 chapters constructed from firsthand sources and documents, as well as interviews with former law clerks, “Citizen Justice” delves into Douglas’ journey on the Supreme Court through the lens of important environmental cases brought before him and his fellow justices. Having spent his adolescence near the mountains of central Washington, Douglas’ love and respect for nature and the outdoors was no secret and he frequently took hard stances against infrastructure taking over the earth.
Law.com has Why This Judge Is Adding Pro Se Summaries to Her Rulings -- "The idea that we could simplify this in a brief introductory paragraph and help that person understand the bottom line of the decision was really appealing to me," said Judge Charlotte Sweeney [USDC Dist. of CO].