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To Secure These Rights: The Declaration of Independence and Constitutional ...

Scott Douglas Gerber - Political Science - 1995 - 330 pages
To Secure These Rights enters the fascinating--and often contentious--debate over constitutional interpretation. Scott Douglas Gerber here argues that the Constitution of the ...
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First Principles: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas

Scott Douglas Gerber - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 281 pages
Clarence Thomas is one of the most vilified public figures of our day. To date, however, his legal philosophy has received only cursory treatment. First Principles provides a ...
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The Declaration of Independence: origins and impact

Scott Douglas Gerber - History - 2002 - 347 pages
The new reference series, Landmark Events in U.S. History, uses both contributed essays from eminent scholars and excerpts of primary source documents with explanatory ...
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The Law Clerk: A Novel

Scott Douglas Gerber - Fiction - 2007 - 266 pages
An explosive novel by a former law clerk to a federal judge, The Law Clerk combines the insider feel of today's most exciting fiction with insights into one of the most ...
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A Distinct Judicial Power: The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Scott Douglas Gerber - Law - 2011 - 413 pages
This title provides a comprehensive critical analysis of the origins of judicial independence in the United States. The book examines the political theory of an independent ...
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The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay ...

William R. Casto - Law - 2012 - 296 pages
William R. Casto sheds a new light on Americaís federal judiciary and the changing legal landscape with his detailed examination of the Supreme Courtís formative years. In a ...
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Jay and Ellsworth, the First Courts: Justices, Rulings and Legacy

Matthew P. Harrington - Law - 2008 - 309 pages
When the Supreme Court was established in 1789, no other country had a judicial body quite like it. The early justices struggled to give definition to such concepts as ...
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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 752 pages
A New York Times Notable Book of 1996 It was in tolling the death of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall in 1835 that the Liberty Bell cracked, never to ring again. An ...
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Origins of the Federal Judiciary : Essays on the Judiciary Act of 1789 ...

Documentary History Project Maeva Marcus Director, Supreme Court of the United States - Law - 1992 - 320 pages
The Judiciary Act of 1789 established a federal court system, an experiment that became one of the outstanding features of American democracy. Yet little has been written about ...
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