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The constitution in the Supreme Court : the first hundred years, 1789-1888

Author: David P Currie
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive critical history of the U.S. Supreme Court's constitutional opinions during its first 100 years (1789-1888) is a masterly synthesis of legal analysis and narrative history. It was during this period that the Court created a vigorous tradition of constitutional interpretation, its decisions shaping the nature of government and the lives of citizens. The author maintains that justices are, and ought  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Currie
ISBN: 0226131084 9780226131085
OCLC Number: 11970986
Notes: "Tables of cases": pages 477-486.
Description: xiii, 504 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: David P. Currie.

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A synthesis of legal analysis and narrative history that evaluates the Supreme Court's first hundred years.  Read more...

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