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A revealing examination of the Supreme Court's justices and their "cautiously moderate" jurisprudence during the ten-year tenure of Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase. * A–Z entries include the significant rulings involving Reconstruction and restoration of the Union such as Ex parte Milligan (1866), the Test Oath Cases (1867), Ex parte McCardle (1868), and Texas v. White (1869) * An analysis of the historical impact and continuing legacy of decisions such as the Court's narrow interpretation of the 14th Amendment in the famous Slaughterhouse Cases

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Genre: History
Author: Jonathan Lurie
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2004-01-01
File: 247 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781576078211

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Explores the era, justices, key events, and decisions in landmark Supreme Court cases under Chief Justice Earl Warren.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Melvin I. Urofsky
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2001
File: 356 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781576071601

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A fascinating exploration of the first two Supreme Courts and how they laid the groundwork for the modern-day Court. * Biographies of key justices such as Oliver Ellsworth, John Marshall, and John Jay * Background reference section containing A–Z entries on the people, such as George Washington and John Adams; laws and constitutional provisions, including the First Judiciary Act and Article III; and concepts, such as "judicial review" and "separation of powers," that are important to an understanding of the Jay and Ellsworth Courts

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Genre: Law
Author: Matthew P. Harrington
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2008
File: 309 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781576078419

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"This volume, which contains essays by both historians and legal scholars, examines various aspects of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the first federal civil rights statute in American history"--

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Genre: History
Author: Christian G. Samito
Publisher: SIU Press
Release: 2018-05-14
File: 292 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780809336524

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Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction: A Civil War Of, By, and For Lawyers? -- Prologue: The Inseparability of Politics and Law: The First Lincoln-Douglas Debate -- Chapter One: The Contested Legality of Secession -- Chapter Two: A Tale of Two Cabinets and Two Congresses -- Chapter Three: In Re Merryman and its Progeny -- Chapter Four: Was Secession a Crime? -- Chapter Five: An Emancipation Proclamation -- Chapter Six: "A New Birth of Freedom"--Epilogue: The Lawyers' Reconstruction -- Conclusion: The Lawyers' Civil War in Retrospect

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Genre: HISTORY
Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2018
File: 228 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780190851767

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The Waite Court presents a detailed and balanced exploration of the times, politics, personalities, and decisions of the Supreme Court in the critical transition period between 1874 and 1888, as the United States was in the process of reuniting itself as a nation.

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Genre: Law
Author: D. Grier Stephenson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2003
File: 349 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781576078297

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A definitive history of the U.S. Supreme Court details the evolution of the legal institution from the early days of the American Republic to the present day, offering profiles of the justices, the Court's years under each Chief Justice, its influence on American life, and the issues, cases, and decisions they handled from the perspective of the time in which they came before the Court.

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Genre: Law
Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher:
Release: 2007
File: 491 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015074056055

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Spanning the years from 1946 until 1953, the Vinson Court made the legal transition from World War II to the Korean War, and the outspoken justices Felix Frankfurter and Hugo Black helped shape its legacy. * Four narrative chapters on the justices, decisions, and legacy of the Vinson Court * 12 photographs and biographies of the justices who served on the Vinson Court

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Genre: Law
Author: Michal R. Belknap
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2004
File: 290 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781576072011

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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

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Genre: Reference books
Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
Publisher:
Release: 2005
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015066009815

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Examines the cases before and legacy of the Supreme Court during the Great Depression, and explores how it shaped the government response to matters including economic crisis, labor standards, and federal versus states' rights.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Michael E. Parrish
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2002
File: 342 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781576071977

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