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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 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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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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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 America’s federal judiciary and the changing legal landscape with his detailed examination of the Supreme Court’s formative years. In a ...
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