9781509910885 online 9781509910854 hardback 9781509910861 electronic book 9781509910878 PDF
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The Supreme Court Justices and the circuit experiment A team effort Why Washington, Livingston, Story, and Thompson? The federal circuit courts : shaping local and national justice for an emerging Republic The politics of federal law The grand jury charge : a bond between government and citizen The circuit court discourse in the constitutional ratification and Senate Debates The jurisdiction of the federal circuit courts A certain uniformity of decisions in united states law? Bushrod Washington : the role of precedent and the preservation of vested interests A federalist's journey from revolutionary Virginia to the Supreme Court Justice Washington and the role of precedent in the federal legal system Property rights and commercial law on circuit States' rights, the War of 1812, and slavery Henry Brockholst Livingston : consolidating mercantile law The early years : political allegiances : from Federalist to Republican Commercial law for New York State A Republican on a Federalist Supreme Court Maritime and commercial law for the United States Joseph Story : admiralty expertise and the importation of common law A modernising influence on law and procedure on the First Circuit Admiralty and the enforcement of embargo laws Consistency through the sharing of expertise The supremacy of federal law The protection of minority groups Importing common law into the federal legal system Smith Thompson : promoting commerce, state sovereignty, and the protection of the Cherokee Nation State Supreme Court : statutory interpretation and New York "hard law" Contractual obligations on the Second circuit and on the court What is to be left to the states? The Cherokee nation and the African-American slave.
Also issued in print.
Digital File Characteristics
Source of Description
Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Available in Other Form
Print version: Lynch, David (Judge), author. Role of circuit courts in the formation of United States law in the early Republic OXFORD [UK] ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2018 Original