Jay and Ellsworth, The First Courts: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy by Matthew P. Harrington
English | ISBN: 1576078418 | 2008 | 309 pages | PDF | 0,8 MB
When the Supreme Court was established in 1789, no other country had a judicial body quite like it. The early justices struggled to give definition to such concepts as "judicial review" and "separation of powers." The early court approached its role in ways that would be startling today, often using its power to support the new government rather than merely serving as an independent arbiter.