John Marshall and the Constitution; a chronicle of the Supreme court - Edward Samuel Corwin

John Marshall and the Constitution; a chronicle of the Supreme court

By Edward Samuel Corwin

  • Release Date: 1963-01-01
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events
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Description

In this book author provides detailed accounts of the process involved in the creation of the federal judiciary, the conflicts between the Court and the legislative and executive branches in the early years of the Republic, and the early development of key areas of Constitutional law, particularly the limitations of the exercise of power between the federal and state governments. Additionally, Corwin discusses the Aaron Burr treason case in some detail and examines the authority of the government to interfere with rights arising from private contracts.

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