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Author Brown, Steven Preston

Title John McKinley and the antebellum Supreme Court : circuit riding in the old Southwest / Steven P. Brown

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2012
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LOCATION CALL # NOTE STATUS
 LAW GENERAL COLLECTION  KF8745.M38 B76 2012    CHECK SHELF
Call # KF8745.M38 B76 2012
Phys. Description xi, 313 p. ; 24 cm
Note "Appendix: Justice John McKinley's Supreme Court Opinions and Dissents."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-306) and index
Contents The most prominent man in Alabama : an introduction to Justice John Mckinley -- Logans, law, and political futility -- Alabama fever and Georgia faction -- The politics of political change -- Prelude to the court : Jacksonian devotion in Alabama and Washington -- The burdens of justice on the Antebellum Supreme Court -- The Supreme Court and the original ninth circuit, 18371842 -- Circuit relief and declining health, 1843-1852 -- The legacies of Justice John Mckinley
Subject McKinley, John, 1780-1852
United States. Supreme Court -- Biography
Judges -- United States -- Biography
Circuit courts -- Southwest, Old -- History -- 19th century
Politicians -- Alabama -- Biography
Alt Author McKinley, John, 1780-1852
ISBN 9780817317713 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
0817317716 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
9780817386269 (e book)
0817386262 (e book)



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