John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court

John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court

eBook - 2001
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John Marshall (1755-1835) was arguably the most important judicial figure in American history. As the fourth chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1801 to1835, he helped move the Court from the fringes of power to the epicenter of constitutional government. His great opinions in cases like Marbury v. Madison and McCulloch v. Maryland are still part of the working discourse of constitutional law in America. Drawing on a new and definitive edition of Marshall's papers, R. Kent Newmyer combines engaging narrative with new historiographical insights in a fresh interpretati.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780807132494
0807132497
9780807127018
0807127019
9780807149232
0807149233
Characteristics: 1 online resource (548 pages)

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