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Articles with keyword "law"


The Trial of a Young Nation

John Marshall's Supreme Court makes a landmark decision establishing the power of judicial review.

Abraham Lincoln as a young lawyer


"Terrific in Denunciation"

Abraham Lincoln's legal papers reveal a surprising cache of sundry clients and dramatic litigation.

Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire


Impertinent Questions with Paul D. Halliday

On the origins of habeas corpus.

G. Harold Carswell in his Tallahassee, Florida, chambers, April 1970.


Supremely Contentious

The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”

Melvin I. Urofsky


Impertinent Questions with Melvin I. Urofsky

On the life of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis.