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Author Preyer, Kathryn, 1924-2005.

Title Blackstone in America : selected essays of Kathryn Preyer / edited by Mary Sarah Bilder, Maeva Marcus, R. Kent Newmyer
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009


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Description xii, 287 pages ; 24 cm
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Common law -- United States -- History.
Judicial review -- United States -- History.
Federal government -- United States -- History.
Justice, Administration of -- United States -- History.
Author Bilder, Mary Sarah.
Marcus, Maeva, 1941-
Newmyer, R. Kent.
LC no. 2008055957
ISBN 9780521490870 hardback
0521490871 hardback