History of the Supreme Court of the United States / Edition 2

History of the Supreme Court of the United States / Edition 2

by G. Edward White
     
 

The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815–1835 comprises the third and fourth volumes of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States, tracing the last two decades of John Marshall's term as Chief Justice.See more details below

Overview

The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815–1835 comprises the third and fourth volumes of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States, tracing the last two decades of John Marshall's term as Chief Justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521766630
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Series:
Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States Series
Pages:
1036
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The origins of Marshall court jurisprudence I: cultural change and republicanism; 2. The origins of Marshall court jurisprudence II: the nature and sources of law; 3. The working life of the court; 4. Prominent lawyers before the Marshall court; 5. The justices of the Marshall court; 6. The reporters: Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, and Wheaton v. Peters; 7. Admiralty jurisdiction; 8. Sovereignty and union: federal jurisdiction and federal limitations on state power; 9. Property, vested rights, and legislative regulation: the contract clause cases; 10. Natural law and racial minorities: the court's response to slaves and Indians; 11. Nonconstitutional cases I: real property, contracts and negotiable instruments, corporations; 12. Nonconstitutional cases II: federal court jurisdiction and procedure, conflicts, criminal law; 13. Nonconstitutional cases III: international law, prize, marine insurance; 14. Of the court, time, and change.

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