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The Fuller Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

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Overview

A fresh interpretation of the workings and legacy of the Supreme Court during the tenure of Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller.
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Editorial Reviews

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"This is one in a fourteen-volume series about the various eras of the U.S. Supreme Court . . . Like the other volumes, this one is written by an academic with extensive knowledge and prior public scholarship about the Supreme Court era covered in the book . . . does a good job laying out both the traditional (negative) and revisionist understandings of the Fuller Court."

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Choice

"[A] lucidly written reference guide . . . Ely ably sets this court in historical context and makes clear that it was entirely in keeping with the tradition of previous courts and the conservative temper of the Gilded Age . . . This guide will be a valuable resource for academic and large public libraries."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781576077146
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/24/2003
  • Series: ABC-CLIO Supreme Court Handbooks Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Age range: 12 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1 Justices, Rulings, and Legacy 1
1 The Fuller Court and the Period 3
2 The Justices 33
3 Significant Decisions 103
4 Legacy and Impact 189
Pt. 2 Reference Materials 203
Key People, Laws, and Events 205
App.: Selected Documents 231
Chronology 273
Table of Cases 285
Glossary 291
Annotated Bibliography 297
Index 309
About the Author 319
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