The creation of American law : John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth and the 1790s Supreme Court /

"With the Constitutional Convention in 1787, America was set to develop a unique system of law. This new system called for a national judiciary headed by a supreme court. This book serves as a history of America's national law with a look at those who set in motion the new Supreme Court an...

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Main Author: Pfister, Jude M.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2019
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245 1 4 |a The creation of American law :  |b John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth and the 1790s Supreme Court /  |c Jude M. Pfister 
260 |a Jefferson, North Carolina :  |b McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,  |c 2019 
300 |a vii, 272 pages :  |b illustrations ;  |c 23 cm 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-270) and index 
505 0 |a Colonial America law -- The Constitutional convention and the federalist papers -- The judiciary act of 1789 -- Important individuals 1789-1800 -- The John Jay Court : September 26, 1789 -- June 29, 1795 -- The John Rutledge Court : June 30, 1795 -- December 28, 1795 -- The Oliver Ellsworth Court : March 8, 1796 -- September 30, 1800 -- The supreme court and the alien and sedition acts cases -- Presidents Washington and Adams and the law 
520 |a "With the Constitutional Convention in 1787, America was set to develop a unique system of law. This new system called for a national judiciary headed by a supreme court. This book serves as a history of America's national law with a look at those who set in motion the new Supreme Court and the new federal judiciary"--  |c Provided by publisher 
610 1 0 |a United States.  |b Supreme Court  |x History 
650 0 |a Constitutional history  |z United States 
852 |b third 
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