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A History of the Supreme Court
     

A History of the Supreme Court

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by Bernard Schwartz, Schwartz
 

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When the first Supreme Court convened in 1790, it was so ill-esteemed that its justices frequently resigned in favor of other pursuits. John Rutledge stepped down as Associate Justice to become a state judge in South Carolina; John Jay resigned as Chief Justice to run for Governor of New York; and Alexander Hamilton declined to replace Jay, pursuing a private law

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A History of the Supreme Court 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My only complaint is that it desperately needs an update. The book was published in the mid-80s and stops at the Rehnquist court.