The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth

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University of South Carolina Press, 1995 - Law - 267 pages
An insightful look at the first Supreme Court and the controversies that surrounded the judicial body.

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The Judiciary Act of 1789
Selecting the Justices and Initial Operations

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William R. Casto is the Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Law at Texas Tech University. He is the author of Oliver Ellsworth and the Creation of the Federal Republic and Foreign Affairs and the Constitution in the Age of Fighting Sail.

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