qNewmyer unfolds Marshall's early Virginia years - his Americanization in Fauquier County before the Revolution, his decision to fight for independence as qa principled soldier, q and his emergence as a constitutional nationalist in the 1780s. Marshall's experinence as a Federalist politician and a leading Virginia lawyer during the turbulent partisan decade of the 1790s, Newmyer argues, defined his ideas about judicial review and the role of the Supreme Court as a curb on party-based, states' rights radicalism.qEssay. on. the. Sources. In attempting to place Marshall in the context of early national history, I have been the beneficiary of a rich body of scholarship. My indebtedness to the labors of others, as Ihope to point out here, goes far beyond theanbsp;...
|Title||:||John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court|
|Author||:||R. Kent Newmyer|
|Publisher||:||LSU Press - 2007-04-01|