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Juries and Judges versus the Law

Virginia's Provincial Legal Perspective, 1783–1828
F. Thornton Miller

BUY Cloth · 175 pp. · 6 × 9 · ISBN 9780813914862 · $39.50 · Apr 1994

Juries and Judges versus the Law examines the efforts of Virginians to resist the imposition of a supreme law of the land, to be enforced by a supreme court. F. Thornton Miller looks at the law in Virginia and its connection to government and society during the period of the early Republic.

Miller gives the background to, analyzes, and interprets several key Virginia appellate court opinions and two sets of litigation that went all the way to the Supreme Court.

About the Author(s): 

F. Thornton Miller is Assistant Professor of History at Southwest Missouri State University. He has published a number of articles and reviews.

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