Without Precedent

by Joel Richard Paul

Without Precedent

  • ISBN-13: 9780525533283
  • Author(s): Joel Richard Paul
  • Subject: Biography: historical, political & military
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Riverhead
  • Publication Date: 21-02-2019
  • Format: p/b

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£14.99
None of America's founders had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court of the United States than John Marshall. From the country's founding in 1776 and for the next forty years, Marshall was at the centre of every political battle. As Chief Justice of the United States he established the independence of the judiciary and the supremacy of the federal Constitution and courts. Without Precedent is the engrossing account of the life and times of this exceptional man who shaped America's future as he held together the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and the country itself.
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None of America's founders had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court of the United States than John Marshall. From the country's founding in 1776 and for the next forty years, Marshall was at the centre of every political battle. As Chief Justice of the United States he established the independence of the judiciary and the supremacy of the federal Constitution and courts. Without Precedent is the engrossing account of the life and times of this exceptional man who shaped America's future as he held together the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and the country itself.