Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 23 No 5 May/June 2018

Book of the Month

Cover of Drafting Commercial Agreements

Drafting Commercial Agreements

Price: £110.00

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Sealy millman 2018 jp
Desmith out now
Luba housing

The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800: Vol 6. Cases, 1790-95

Image not available lge

ISBN13: 9780231088732
ISBN: 0231088736
Published: June 1998
Publisher: University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Format: Hardback
Price: £111.00

This volume is part of a series which brings together a body of documents pertinent to examinations of the early years of the American federal judicial system.;This book addresses the cases that the Supreme Court heard in its first five years, 1790 to 1795, with the exception of ""Chisholm v. Georgia"" and the other suits against states, which formed the focus of the previous volume in the series. It contains a selection of documents and discussions of the legal practice of the period. Each case is treated as a narrative history. With the reconstructed documents, official records and court papers are the related correspondence, newspaper articles and pamphlets. Among the topics covered in this volume are the beginnings of federal admiralty and equity jurisprudence, habeas corpus, judicial review, foreign affairs and the relationship between the national judiciary and state courts. Also included is an appendix of documents pertaining to the question of whether the Supreme Court could issue advisory opinions at the request of the executive branch.

Image not available lge