John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court.

John Marshall (1755-1835) was arguably the most important judicial figure in American history. As the fourth chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1801 to1835, he helped move the Court from the fringes of power to the epicenter of constitutional government. His great opinion...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Newmyer, R. Kent
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2001.
Series:Southern biography series.
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Summary:John Marshall (1755-1835) was arguably the most important judicial figure in American history. As the fourth chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1801 to1835, he helped move the Court from the fringes of power to the epicenter of constitutional government. His great opinions in cases like Marbury v. Madison and McCulloch v. Maryland are still part of the working discourse of constitutional law in America. Drawing on a new and definitive edition of Marshall's papers, R. Kent Newmyer combines engaging narrative with new historiographical insights in a fresh interpretati.
Physical Description:1 online resource (548 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780807149232
0807149233
0807127019
9780807127018
9780807132494
0807132497