Milestones!: 200 Years of American Law : Milestones in Our Legal History
Recounts the facts, meanings, and historical contexts of eighteen cases and events judged to be pivotal in American legal history, from the first important constitutional decision in 1803 to the 1974 ruling against Richard Nixon's claim of executive privelege.
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FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN LAW
The Constitution of the United States
John Marshall and the Marshall Court 18011835
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