A revealing examination of the Supreme Court's justices and their "cautiously moderate" jurisprudence during the ten-year tenure of Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase.
* A-Z entries include the significant rulings involving Reconstruction and restoration of the Union such as Ex parte Milligan (1866), the Test Oath Cases (1867), Ex parte McCardle (1868), and Texas v. White (1869)
* An analysis of the historical impact and continuing legacy of decisions such as the Court's narrow interpretation of the 14th Amendment in the famous Slaughterhouse Cases
Number of pages: 247
Weight: 677 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 15 mm
"The book is well written and informative . . . recommended for public and academic libraries." - American Reference Books Annual
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