The Judiciary Act of 1789 established a federal court system, an experiment that became one of the outstanding features of American democracy. Yet little has been written about the origins of the Act. This volume of essays analyzes the Act from political and legal perspectives while enhancing our understanding of the history of the judiciary and its role in the constitutional interpretation.Essays on the Judiciary Act of 1789 Documentary History Project Maeva Marcus Director, Supreme Court of the United ... the cosmic reach of some familiar Marshall Court decisions expanding the powers of the federal courts (Martin v. ... The case has always been important because it is the earliest federal criminal case and the last reported case in which John Jay sat as chief justice of the United States.
|Title||:||Origins of the Federal Judiciary : Essays on the Judiciary Act of 1789|
|Author||:||Documentary History Project Maeva Marcus Director, Supreme Court of the United States|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1992-04-11|