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Supreme Decisions, Volume 1 : Great Constitutional Cases and Their Impact, Volume One: To 1896.

By: Urofsky, Melvin I.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Boulder : Routledge, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (257 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780429972614.Subject(s): Constitutional law-United States-Cases | United States.-Supreme Court-CasesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Supreme Decisions, Volume 1 : Great Constitutional Cases and Their Impact, Volume One: To 1896DDC classification: 347.73260264 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Reviewer Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Volume 1: To 1896 -- Chapter one The Case of the Disappointed Office-Seeker: Marbury v. Madison (1803) -- The Judiciary Act of 1801 and the Midnight Judges -- William Marbury -- The First Step-Repeal of the 1801 Judiciary Act -- Marbury v. Madison -- The Politics and Logic of Marshall's Opinion -- The Republicans Continue Their Attack -- The Impeachment of Justice Chase -- Defining Treason -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter two The Case of the Larcenous Cashier: M'Culloch v. Maryland (1819) -- Interpreting the Constitution: Jefferson versus Hamilton -- James McCulloh-Cashier Extraordinaire -- Arguments before the Court -- Decision -- The States' Rights Attack -- John Marshall's Defense -- Citizen McCulloh -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter three The Case of the Rival Steamboat Operators: Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) -- Mr. Fulton's Steamboat -- The Steamboat Monopoly -- Enter Gibbons and Ogden -- Creating a Question for the Federal Courts -- Arguing before the Supreme Court -- The Decision -- The Legacy of the Case -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter four The Case of the Missionary to the Cherokee: Worcester v. Georgia (1832) -- Setting the Stage -- Taking Indian Land -- Challenging Georgia Law in the Supreme Court -- Samuel Worcester Goes to Georgia -- The Georgia Law before the Supreme Court -- The Failure of Law and a Political Compromise -- Cherokee Removal -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter five The Case of the Zealous Slave Catcher: Prigg v. Pennsylvania (1842) -- The Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 -- Personal Liberty Laws -- Edward Prigg and Margaret Morgan -- The Supreme Court Rules -- After Prigg: George Latimer -- The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.
Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter six The Case of the Slave Who Would Be Free: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) -- Dred Scott and His Travels -- The Case in the Missouri State Courts -- The Growing Storm over Slavery -- The Compromise of 1850 -- Dred Scott in the Missouri Supreme Court -- A Diversity Case-or Not -- Before the Supreme Court -- "The Self-Inflicted Wound" -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter seven The Case of the Antiwar Agitator: Ex parte Milligan (1866) -- The Making of a Copperhead -- Opposing the War -- Military Trial -- Ex parte Merryman -- Ex parte Vallandigham -- Arguing the Case -- The Court's Decision -- Milligan in History -- Milligan after the Case -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter eight The Case of the New Orleans Butchers: The Slaughterhouse Cases (1873) -- A Simple Health Regulation in an Unhealthy City -- The Butchers Fight Back -- Defining Rights -- In the Louisiana Courts -- Justice Joseph Bradley, on Circuit -- Before the U.S. Supreme Court -- A Closely Divided Court Decides -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter nine The Case of the Woman Who Wanted to Be a Lawyer: Bradwell v. Illinois (1873) -- Myra Bradwell -- The Chicago Legal News -- The Nascent Women's Movement -- A History of Legal Discrimination -- Small Doors in the Wall -- A Person of Good Character-but Not Eligible -- On Appeal to the Supreme Court -- The Decision -- Moving On, and Triumphing -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter ten The Case of the Devout Bigamist: Reynolds v. United States (1879) -- Mormon Beliefs -- The Growing Opposition to the Faith -- George Reynolds -- The Test Case -- The Supreme Court Decides: Belief versus Practice -- Reaction to the Decision -- The Persecution and Prosecution of the Mormons -- The End of Plural Marriage -- Continuing Questions.
George Reynolds's Last Years -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter eleven The Case of the Reluctant Strike Leader: In re Debs (1895) -- George M. Pullman and the Palace Car -- Pullman, Illinois -- Eugene Victor Debs -- The American Railway Union -- The Pullman Workers Strike -- The Boycott -- Violence -- Judge Grosscup Issues an Injunction -- The Trial of Eugene V. Debs -- The High Court Rules -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter twelve The Case of the Almost-White Traveler: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) -- The Freedmen after the Civil War -- The Beginnings of Jim Crow -- Challenging the Separate Car Act -- Enter Homer Adolphe Plessy -- The Separate Car Act in the Courts -- The Supreme Court Decides -- Justice Harlan's Dissent -- Plessy's Bitter Fruits -- Coda -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Constitution of the United States -- Glossary -- Index.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Reviewer Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Volume 1: To 1896 -- Chapter one The Case of the Disappointed Office-Seeker: Marbury v. Madison (1803) -- The Judiciary Act of 1801 and the Midnight Judges -- William Marbury -- The First Step-Repeal of the 1801 Judiciary Act -- Marbury v. Madison -- The Politics and Logic of Marshall's Opinion -- The Republicans Continue Their Attack -- The Impeachment of Justice Chase -- Defining Treason -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter two The Case of the Larcenous Cashier: M'Culloch v. Maryland (1819) -- Interpreting the Constitution: Jefferson versus Hamilton -- James McCulloh-Cashier Extraordinaire -- Arguments before the Court -- Decision -- The States' Rights Attack -- John Marshall's Defense -- Citizen McCulloh -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter three The Case of the Rival Steamboat Operators: Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) -- Mr. Fulton's Steamboat -- The Steamboat Monopoly -- Enter Gibbons and Ogden -- Creating a Question for the Federal Courts -- Arguing before the Supreme Court -- The Decision -- The Legacy of the Case -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter four The Case of the Missionary to the Cherokee: Worcester v. Georgia (1832) -- Setting the Stage -- Taking Indian Land -- Challenging Georgia Law in the Supreme Court -- Samuel Worcester Goes to Georgia -- The Georgia Law before the Supreme Court -- The Failure of Law and a Political Compromise -- Cherokee Removal -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter five The Case of the Zealous Slave Catcher: Prigg v. Pennsylvania (1842) -- The Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 -- Personal Liberty Laws -- Edward Prigg and Margaret Morgan -- The Supreme Court Rules -- After Prigg: George Latimer -- The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.

Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter six The Case of the Slave Who Would Be Free: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) -- Dred Scott and His Travels -- The Case in the Missouri State Courts -- The Growing Storm over Slavery -- The Compromise of 1850 -- Dred Scott in the Missouri Supreme Court -- A Diversity Case-or Not -- Before the Supreme Court -- "The Self-Inflicted Wound" -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter seven The Case of the Antiwar Agitator: Ex parte Milligan (1866) -- The Making of a Copperhead -- Opposing the War -- Military Trial -- Ex parte Merryman -- Ex parte Vallandigham -- Arguing the Case -- The Court's Decision -- Milligan in History -- Milligan after the Case -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter eight The Case of the New Orleans Butchers: The Slaughterhouse Cases (1873) -- A Simple Health Regulation in an Unhealthy City -- The Butchers Fight Back -- Defining Rights -- In the Louisiana Courts -- Justice Joseph Bradley, on Circuit -- Before the U.S. Supreme Court -- A Closely Divided Court Decides -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter nine The Case of the Woman Who Wanted to Be a Lawyer: Bradwell v. Illinois (1873) -- Myra Bradwell -- The Chicago Legal News -- The Nascent Women's Movement -- A History of Legal Discrimination -- Small Doors in the Wall -- A Person of Good Character-but Not Eligible -- On Appeal to the Supreme Court -- The Decision -- Moving On, and Triumphing -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter ten The Case of the Devout Bigamist: Reynolds v. United States (1879) -- Mormon Beliefs -- The Growing Opposition to the Faith -- George Reynolds -- The Test Case -- The Supreme Court Decides: Belief versus Practice -- Reaction to the Decision -- The Persecution and Prosecution of the Mormons -- The End of Plural Marriage -- Continuing Questions.

George Reynolds's Last Years -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter eleven The Case of the Reluctant Strike Leader: In re Debs (1895) -- George M. Pullman and the Palace Car -- Pullman, Illinois -- Eugene Victor Debs -- The American Railway Union -- The Pullman Workers Strike -- The Boycott -- Violence -- Judge Grosscup Issues an Injunction -- The Trial of Eugene V. Debs -- The High Court Rules -- Aftermath -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Chapter twelve The Case of the Almost-White Traveler: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) -- The Freedmen after the Civil War -- The Beginnings of Jim Crow -- Challenging the Separate Car Act -- Enter Homer Adolphe Plessy -- The Separate Car Act in the Courts -- The Supreme Court Decides -- Justice Harlan's Dissent -- Plessy's Bitter Fruits -- Coda -- Cases Cited -- For Further Reading -- Constitution of the United States -- Glossary -- Index.

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Melvin I Urofsky

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