The Jeffersonian Crisis: Courts and Politics in the Young Republic

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Oxford University Press, 1971 - History - 377 pages
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A revealing picture of American attitudes toward the judiciary and the developing court system.
  

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I had the opportunity to read this while taking a course from Professor Ellis in the mid-seventies at UB. He was a great professor, a fine writer, offered one of the most unique views on the history ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter
3
The Jeffersonians in Power
19
The Repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1801
36
Judicial Review
53
Republican Divisions
83
Chases Acquittal
96
PostRevolutionary Attitudes Toward
111
Radicals vs Moderates in Kentucky 17911796
123
The Debate over Judicial Reform
184
The Politics of Judicial Reform
207
The Jeffersonians and the Judiciary
233
Law and Society in Jeffersonian America
250
The Meaning of the Jeffersonian Ascendancy
267
Notes
285
Bibliography
345
Index
371

Constitutional and Judicial Reform
171

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About the author (1971)

Richard E. Ellis is Professor of History at the University of Buffalo, SUNY. Among his published works are The Jeffersonian Crisis: Courts and Politics in the Young Republic (1971) and The Union at Risk: Jacksonian Democracy, State's Rights, and the Nullification Crisis (1987). He has held grants
from The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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