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
Published: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2001.
Series:Southern biography series.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE: Young Man of the Revolution; CHAPTER TWO: Judicial Statesman in the Making: Law and Politics in the 1790s; CHAPTER THREE: Marshall, Jefferson, and the Rise of the Supreme Court; CHAPTER FOUR: Republican Judge as Lockean Liberal; CHAPTER FIVE: Constitutional Law for a New Nation; CHAPTER SIX: Embattled Chief; CHAPTER SEVEN: Conservative Nationalist in the Age of Jackson; EPILOGUE: A Judge for All Seasons; Essay on the Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y; List of Cases.