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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1852-1929.
History of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Philadelphia : P.W. Ziegler and Co., 1902
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hampton L Carson; Max Rosenthal; Albert Rosenthal
|Description:||2 volumes (xii, 650 pages) : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Vol. 1. General introductory view --
pt. 1. Sources of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1680-1774. Introduction --
Efforts to secure redress --
Congressional committees of appeal --
Establishment of the court of appeals in cases of capture --
Other federal courts --
Defects of the old judicial system --
pt. 2. The establishment of the Supreme Court. Defects of the Articles of Confederation --
Objections urged by the states --
The Judiciary Act of 1789 --
pt. 3. The Supreme Court of the United States. Organization of the court --
First epoch, 1790-1801 --
Second epoch, 1801-1816 --
Third epoch, 1816-1835 --
Fourth epoch, 1835-1850. Vol. 2. Fifth epoch, 1850-1861 --
Sixth epoch, 1861-1870 --
Seventh epoch, 1870-1890 --
Seventh epoch continued, 1874-1888 --
The complete works of the first century of its existence, 1888-1890 --
The work of the court, 1890-1902 --
Sketches of the reporters of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, and of the clerks of the court.
|Other Titles:||Supreme Court of the United States with biographies of the justices|
|Responsibility:||by Hampton L. Carson ; with portraits of the 58 judges, engraved by Max and Albert Rosenthal.|