Blackstone in America : selected essays of Kathryn Preyer / edited by Mary Sarah Bilder, Maeva Marcus, R. Kent Newmyer.

Author
Preyer, Kathryn, 1924-2005 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Description
xii, 287 p. ; 24 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Federalist policy and the Judiciary Act of 1801 -- The appointment of Chief Justice Marshall -- The midnight judges -- United States v. Callender : judge and jury in a Republican society -- Penal measures in the American colonies : an overview -- Crime, the criminal law, and reform in post-revolutionary Virginia -- Jurisdiction to punish : federal authority, federalism, and the common law of crimes in the early republic -- Cesare Beccaria and the founding fathers -- Two enlightened reformers of the criminal law : Thomas Jefferson of Virginia and Peter Leopold, Grand Duke of Tuscany.
ISBN
  • 9780521490870 (hardback)
  • 0521490871 (hardback)
LCCN
2008055957
OCLC
297530048
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