A Brave Man Stands Firm

A Brave Man Stands Firm

The Historic Battles of Chief Justice Marshall and President Jefferson

eBook - 2011
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It has been often said that "an institution is lengthened by the shadow of one man." This is certainly true of John Marshall, who established the Supreme Court, made the judiciary a co-equal branch of government, and served as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1801-1835. In this book a legal expert discusses the battles over the judiciary between Chief Justice John Marshall and President Thomas Jefferson during the Jefferson Presidency. The focus is on the treason trial of Aaron Burr and the story interweaves conflicts over the Judiciary Acts, Marbury v. Madison, and impeac.
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., 2011.
ISBN: 9780875868844
0875868843
Characteristics: 1 online resource (286 pages)

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