Collected here are correspondence, papers, and legal documentsincluding selected judicial opinionsof American jurist John Marshall. Revolutionary officer, congressman, and secretary of state before his appointment to the Supreme Court, Marshall served as the Court's fourth Chief Justice. In this capacity, he helped define the role of the Court and elevate its status, as he interpreted the Constitution from the bench. The documents presented in these volumeswith introductory material and notesshed light not only on Marshall's life and thought but on the evolution of American jurisprudence as well.
|Publisher:||Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press|
|Series:||Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press , #3|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)|