Posted by h. warner on November 09, 1998 at 17:54:41:
In Reply to: In the tradition of Chief Justice John Marshall (1755 - 1835) posted by Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S. on September 16, 1998 at 22:25:09:
: John Marshall was born September 24, 1755,
: near Germantown (now Midland), Virginia.
: "His father's tutoring significantly enhanced
: his mere two years of formal education,
: which were augmented in 1780 by a brief
: attendance at lectures in law at the
: College of William and Mary."
: "Historians credit him with establishing
: what has been called the American judicial
: tradition, in which the Supreme Court acts as
: an independent branch of government endowed
: with final authority over constitutional
: "John Marshall presided over the U.S. Supreme Court
: from 1801 to 1835."
: Happy Birthday, John Marshall!
: Source: "West's Encyclopedia of American Law,"
: St. Paul, West Group (1998), vol. 7, page 141
: /s/ Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S.
: (in the tradition of John Marshall, C.J.)
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