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The Early Republic: Establishment

Justin Crowe

in Building the Judiciary: Law, Courts, and the Politics of Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152936
eISBN:
9781400842575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152936.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the establishment of the federal judiciary from the beginning of George Washington's first term as president in 1789 to the end of Thomas Jefferson's first term in 1805. It ... More


The Successor Supreme Court Justices and Their Views on Freedoms of Press and Speech

Wendell Bird

in Press and Speech Under Assault: The Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign against Dissent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190461621
eISBN:
9780190461980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190461621.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

Chapter 5 discusses the views of freedoms of press and speech of the other six pre-Marshall justices of the US Supreme Court, prior to when some altered their views during the various battles over ... More


Constitution and Ratification

Matthew L. Harris and Thomas S. Kidd

in The Founding Fathers and the Debate over Religion in Revolutionary America: A History in Documents

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195326499
eISBN:
9780199918188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326499.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the following documents: Benjamin Franklin's prayer request at the Constitution Convention—and the response, 1787; Luther Martin's Questions why there is no religious oath in ... More


The Sedition Act and the Assault on Freedoms of Press and Speech: The Sitting Supreme Court Justices and the Trials

Wendell Bird

in Press and Speech Under Assault: The Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign against Dissent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190461621
eISBN:
9780190461980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190461621.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

Chapter 6 summarizes the fourteen recognized prosecutions of newspaper editors, politicians, and other citizens under the Sedition Act of 1798. It is the first book-length discussion of the Sedition ... More


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