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Jay and Ellsworth, the first courts : justices, rulings and legacy

Author: Matthew P Harrington
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, Inc., 2008.
Series: ABC-CLIO Supreme Court handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harrington (law, U. of Montreal) describes the first years of the US Supreme Court. He profiles each of appointments to the bench by presidents Washington and Adams, surveys cases and controversies that came before the court, and looks at the court's legacy and impact in subsequent legal and political history. Supporting material includes documents, biographical sketches, a glossary, a chronology, and an annotated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Jay; Oliver Ellsworth
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew P Harrington
ISBN: 9781576078419 1576078418 9781576078426 1576078426
OCLC Number: 212627324
Description: xvi, 305 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Supreme Court in the Early Republic --
The Justices --
Cases and Controversies --
Legacy and Impact --
Selected Documents --
Key People, Laws, and Events --
Chronology --
List of Cases --
Glossary --
Annotated Bibliography --
Index --
About the Author.
Series Title: ABC-CLIO Supreme Court handbooks.
Responsibility: Matthew P. Harrington.
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Harrington (law, U. of Montreal) describes the first years of the US Supreme Court. He profiles each of appointments to the bench by presidents Washington and Adams, surveys cases and controversies that came before the court, and looks at the court's legacy and impact in subsequent legal and political history. Supporting material includes documents, biographical sketches, a glossary, a chronology, and an annotated bibliography.

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