Without Precedent

Author: Joel Richard Paul
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0525533273
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D.C. This is the astonishing true story of how a rough-cut frontiersman - born in Virginia in 1755 and with little formal education - invented himself as one of the nation's preeminent lawyers and politicians who then reinvented the ...

Without Precedent

Author: Joel Richard Paul
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1594488231
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A portrait of the influential chief justice, statesman, and diplomat illuminates his pivotal role in the establishment of the Constitution and Supreme Court and recounts his work as an advisor to multiple presidents.

John Marshall

Author: Jean Edward Smith
Editor: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1466862319
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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.

John Marshall And The Heroic Age Of The Supreme Court

Author: R. Kent Newmyer
Editor: LSU Press
ISBN: 0807132497
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Drawing on a new and definitive edition of Marshall's papers, R. Kent Newmyer combines engaging narrative with new historiographical insights in a fresh interpretation of John Marshall's life in the law.

Supreme Injustice

Author: Paul Finkelman
Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674051211
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Paul Finkelman establishes an authoritative account of each justice’s proslavery position, the reasoning behind his opposition to black freedom, and the personal incentives that embedded racism ever deeper in American civic life.

John Marshall

Author: Harlow Giles Unger
Editor: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306822210
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A soul-stirring biography of John Marshall, the young republic's great chief justice, who led the Supreme Court to power and brought law and order to the nation

Unlikely Allies

Author: Joel Richard Paul
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101151037
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Unlikely Allies is the story of three remarkable historical figures. Silas Deane was a Connecticut merchant and delegate to the Continental Congress as the American colonies struggled to break with England.

Without Precedent

Author: Anna R. Hayes
Editor: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887813
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Without Precedent also tells the story of a complicated woman, at once deeply conservative and startlingly modern, whose intriguing self-contradictions reflect the complexity of human nature.

Chief Justice

Author: Ed Cray
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684808528
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Traces the life and career of the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, including his role as head of the Warren Commission, and assesses his impact on American society

Law And Legitimacy In The Supreme Court

Author: Richard H. Fallon
Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674975812
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Legitimacy and judicial authority -- Constitutional meaning : original public meaning -- Constitutional meaning : varieties of history that matter -- Law in the Supreme Court : jurisprudential foundations -- Constitutional constraints -- ...