Cambridge [UK] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
xii, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Federalist policy and the Judiciary Act of 1801 The appointment of Chief Justice Marshall The midnight judges U.S. v. Callender : judge and jury in a Republican society Penal measures in the American colonies : an overview Crime, the criminal law, and reform in post-revolutionary Virginia Jurisdiction to punish : federal authority, federalism, and the common law of crimes in the early Republic Cesare Beccaria and the founding fathers Two enlightened criminal law reformers : Thomas Jefferson of Virginia and Peter Leopold.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.