The Constitution in the Supreme Court: The First Hundred Years, 1789-1888

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University of Chicago Press, 1992 - 518 páginas
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Currie's masterful synthesis of legal analysis and narrative history, gives us a sophisticated and much-needed evaluation of the Supreme Court's first hundred years.

"A thorough, systematic, and careful assessment. . . . As a reference work for constitutional teachers, it is a gold mine."—Charles A. Lofgren, Constitutional Commentary
 

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Índice

Introduction to Part One
3
Limitations on Congressional and State
31
State Constitutions and Congressional Power
49
Conclusion to Part One
55
Introduction to Part Two
61
Original and Appellate Jurisdiction
74
Diversity Jurisdiction
82
Later Jurisdictional Decisions
91
Conclusion to Part Two
194
Introduction to Part Three
201
Article IV and Federal Powers
237
Conclusion to Part Three
277
Introduction to Part Four
285
Limitations on State Power
330
Conclusion to Part Four
352
Introduction to Part Five
361

The Contract Clause
127
Other Public Contracts
136
Bankruptcy and Later Cases
145
Congressional Authority
160
Gibbons v Ogden
168
Later Commerce Clause Cases
176
Other Cases on Congressional Power
183
Commerce and Sovereign Immunity
403
The Powers of Congress
429
Conclusion to Part Five
448
The Constitution of the United States
461
Table of Cases
477
Index
487
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David P. Currie (1936-2007) was the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He is the author of four volumes in the Constitution in Congress series and the award-winning two-volume history The Constitution in the Supreme Court.

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