Grand inquests: the historic impeachments of Justice Samuel Chase and President Andrew Johnson
Chief Justice Rehnquist, the author of The Supreme Court, delivers the dramatic account of two of the most important legal decisions ever rendered in the United States. The outcomes of these impeachment cases have remained vital to the American system of government because they strengthened the separation-of-powers intent of the constitution. 8 pages of photographs.
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GRAND INQUESTS: The Historic Impeachments of Justice Samuel Chase and President Andrew JohnsonUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In a pleasant if unremarkable history lesson, America's Chief Justice (The Supreme Court, 1987) recounts ``two episodes in American history'' that were ``of extraordinary importance to the American ... Read full review
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This one one of the most eye opening, incredible historical books I have ever read. I gained a plethora of new insights into the early days of the Republic, The Civil War, Judicial Review et al. It ... Read full review
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