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The The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800: The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800 Organising the Federal Judiciary v. 4 (Hardback)Maeva Marcus (editor), James Perry (editor)
Hardback 848 Pages / Published: 15/10/1992
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Volume 4 assembles a selection of documents illustrating the statuory development of the federal judiciary from 1789-1800. Beginning with a narrative essay on the background of Article III of the Constitution, the volume tracks, from the First through the Sixth Congresses, all the major and minor legislation relevant to the establishment of the American judicial system. As the decade unfolded, experience revealed problems with the system as it was initially structured, and efforts were made to change it. Dissatisfaction with circuit riding, with the method of juror selection, and with judges undertaking duties not strictly judicial, for example, led to various legislative attempts at reform.
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Number of pages: 848
Weight: 1333 g
Dimensions: 242 x 161 x 58 mm
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