The Constitution in the Supreme Court : The First Hundred Years, 1789-1888
By: Currie, David P.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (519 p.).ISBN: 9780226222424.Subject(s): Constitutional history -- United States | Constitutional law -- United States | United States. -- Supreme CourtGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Constitution in the Supreme Court : The First Hundred Years, 1789-1888DDC classification: 342.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents -- Introduction -- Part One: Chief Justices Jay and Ellsworth, 1789-1801 -- Introduction to Part One -- 1. Outlines of Federal Jurisdiction -- 2. Limitations on Congressional and State Powers -- Conclusion to Part One -- Part Two: Chief Justice Marshall, 1801-1835 -- Introduction to Part Two -- 3. The Powers of the Federal Courts, 1801-1810 -- 4. Later Jurisdictional Decisions -- 5. The Contract Clause and Natural Law -- 6. Congressional Authority and Other Limits on State Power -- Conclusion to Part Two -- Part Three: Chief Justice Taney, 1836-1864 -- Introduction to Part Three
7. Contracts and Commerce -- 8. Article IV and Federal Powers -- Conclusion to Part Three -- Part Four: Chief Justice Chase, 1865-1873 -- Introduction to Part Four -- 9. Civil War and Reconstruction -- 10. Limitations on State Power -- Conclusion to Part Four -- Part Five: Chief Justice Waite, 1874-1888 -- Introduction to Part Five -- 11. The Civil War Amendments -- 12. Commerce and Sovereign Immunity -- 13. The Powers of Congress -- Conclusion to Part Five -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Justices of the Supreme Court, 1789-1888 -- Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States -- Table of Cases
Currie's masterful synthesis of legal analysis and narrative history, gives us a sophisticated and much-needed evaluation of the Supreme Court's first hundred years. ""A thorough, systematic, and careful assessment. . . . As a reference work for constitutional teachers, it is a gold mine.""-Charles A. Lofgren, Constitutional Commentary
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