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Jay and Ellsworth, the First Courts: Justices, Rulings and Legacy

Matthew P. Harrington - Law - 2008 - 309 pages
A fascinating exploration of the first two Supreme Courts and how they laid the groundwork for the modern-day Court. * Biographies of key justices such as Oliver Ellsworth ...
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Origins of the Federal Judiciary: Essays on the Judiciary Act of 1789

Maeva Marcus - 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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The Supreme Court and the American Elite, 1789-2008

L. A. Scot Powe - History - 2009 - 421 pages
In this engaging - and disturbing - book, a leading historian of the Court reveals the close fit between its decisions and the nation's politics. Drawing on more than four ...
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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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A History of the Supreme Court

the late Bernard Schwartz - History - 1995 - 480 pages
When the first Supreme Court convened in 1790, it was so ill-esteemed that its justices frequently resigned in favor of other pursuits. John Rutledge stepped down as Associate ...
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