The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver Ellsworth by William R. Casto

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

byWilliam R. Casto, Herbert A. Johnson

Kobo ebook | November 1, 2012

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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 study that spans the period from the Court’s tentative beginnings through the appointment of its third chief justice, Casto reveals a judicial body quite different in orientation and philosophy from the current Supreme Court and one with a legacy of enduring significance for the U.S. legal system.rimes, the drafting of the Judiciary Act of 1789, and the adoption of judicial review.
Title:The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Jay and Oliver EllsworthFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 1, 2012Publisher:University of South Carolina PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611171695

ISBN - 13:9781611171693

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