The Chase Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy - ABC-CLIO Supreme Court Handbooks (Hardback)
  • The Chase Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy - ABC-CLIO Supreme Court Handbooks (Hardback)
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The Chase Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy - ABC-CLIO Supreme Court Handbooks (Hardback)

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Hardback 247 Pages / Published: 05/10/2004
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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

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781576078211
Number of pages: 247
Weight: 677 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 15 mm


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"[A] perfect primer for anyone who wishes to get his/her feet wet with the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase . . . the text succeeds in its objective-it is accessible to a wide audience, from scholars to those with a lay interest in the history of the Supreme Court." - The Law and Politics Book Review
"The book is well written and informative . . . recommended for public and academic libraries." - American Reference Books Annual

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