DIGEST OF THE DECISIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE ORIGIN OF THE COURT TO THE CLOSE OF THE DECEMBER TERM 1854
Item #: 60502
Pages: cliii, 601 pp.
Published: Boston; Little, Brown and Company; 1856. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION, JURISPRUDENCE, LEGAL HISTORY
First edition of the only published work undertaken by asitting Supreme Court justice to digest the Court's reports,part of Curtis' personal effort over several years toundertake a 'close study of the whole jurisprudence of theUnited States.' Curtis served on the Supreme Court from 1851to 1857. Morris Cohen noted the Appendix (pp. 295-601)contains "Practical directions (with forms) for suing outand prosecuting writs of error and appeals to the SupremeCourt of the United States." (5482) Bibliography of EarlyAmerican Law
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