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CONSTITUTIONAL DECISIONS OF JOHN MARSHALL EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY BY JOSEPH P. COTTON, JR. OF THE NEW YORK BAR

Cotton, Joseph P.


Item #: 2666
Published: New York; G.P. Putnam's Sons; 1905. Reprinted in 2001.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGAL HISTORY

viii, 144, 145a-188a,(145)-330 pp Presents all of John Marshall's decisions in the Supreme Court and on the circuit in the context of their times and their effect on constitutional history, through notes to each case written by Joseph P. Cotton, Jr., the editor of this work. John Marshall (1755-1835) was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1801 and ushered in its era of power and independence. He presided over the court for 34 years. The major decisions that are included here demonstrate his formulation of fundamental principles of American constitutional law. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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