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The Chase Court : justices, rulings, and legacy

The Chase Court : justices, rulings, and legacy

Author: Jonathan Lurie; Salmon P Chase
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2004.
Series: ABC-CLIO Supreme Court handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A young country was being torn apart by civil war while industry, the economy, and the justice system were in turmoil. The hope of freedom was at the foreground. The branches of the government were stepping all over each other as federal and state relationships were continually blurred. The Chase Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy explores the role of the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase,

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Salmon P Chase; Salmon P Chase
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Lurie; Salmon P Chase
ISBN: 1576078213 9781576078211 1576078221 9781576078228
OCLC Number: 56334064
Description: xiv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: I: Justices, rulings, and legacy --
The Chase Court and the period --
The justices --
Major decisions --
Legacy and impact.
Series Title: ABC-CLIO Supreme Court handbooks.
Responsibility: Jonathan Lurie.
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A revealing examination of the Supreme Court's justices and their "cautiously moderate" jurisprudence during the ten-year tenure of Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase.The Chase Court: Justices,  Read more...


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"[A] perfect primer for anyone who wishes to get his/her feet wet with the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase . . . the text succeeds in its objective-it is accessible to a wide Read more...

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