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Juries and Judges versus the Law

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