Seriatim: The Supreme Court Before John Marshall

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Scott Douglas Gerber
NYU Press, Oct 1, 2000 - Law - 362 pages
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Since ancient times, physicians have believed that women are especially vulnerable to certain mental illnesses. Contemporary research confirms that women are indeed more susceptible than men to anxiety, depression, multiple personality, and eating disorders, and several forms of what used to be called hysteria.

Why are these disorders more prevalent in women? Brant Wenegrat convincingly asserts that women's excess risk stems from a lack of social power. He reviews women's social power from an evolutionary and cross-cultural perspective and places mental disorders in the context of evolution and societal organization. In this comprehensive look at mental disorders commonly associated with women, Brant Wenegrat convincingly asserts that women's excess risk stems from a lack of social power.

  

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Most lawyers would be hard pressed to name a Supreme Court case decided before Marbury v. Madison. The least unknown is Chisholm v. Georgia (1793), which was almost immediately reversed by the ... Read full review

Contents

John Jays
26
Distinction and Declension
70
Deconstructing William Cushing
97
Democratic Theorist
126
A Safe and Conscientious Judge
155
I have sought the felicity
189
Revolutionist Constitutionalist Jurist
198
Small StatesNationalist
231
The Verdict on Samuel Chase and His Apologist
260
glory of your Administration
292
VII
320
Bushrod Washington
322
Editors Note
351
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Scott Douglas Gerber, Ph.D., J.D., is author of To Secure These Rights: The Declaration of Independence and Constitutional Interpretation and editor of Seriatim: The Supreme Court before John Marshall, both available from New York University Press. He teaches at Ohio Northern University College of Law.

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