John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation, Harlow Giles Unger
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John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation

Author: Harlow Giles Unger

Narrator: Robert Fass

Unabridged: 11 hr 8 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 09/30/2014

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Lawyers & Judges

Synopsis

A soul-stirring biography of John Marshall, the young Republics great chief justice who led the Supreme Court to power and brought law and order to the nation In the political turmoil that convulsed America after George Washingtons death, the surviving Founding Fathers went madliterally pummeling each other in Congress and challenging one another to deadly duels in their quest for power. Out of the political intrigue, one man emerged to restore calm and dignity to the government: John Marshall. The longest-serving chief justice in American history, Marshall transformed the Supreme Court from an irrelevant appeals court into the powerful and controversial branch of government that Americans today either revere or despise. Drawing on rare documents, Harlow Giles Unger shows how, with nine key decisions, Marshall rewrote the Constitution, reshaped government, and prevented Thomas Jefferson from turning tyrant. John Adams called his appointment of Marshall to chief justice his greatest gift to the nation and the pride of my life.

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