The American Revolution In The Law

Anglo-American Jurisprudence before John Marshall

  • Shannon C. Stimson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Revolutions and Conceptual Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Shannon C. Stimson
      Pages 3-9
    3. Shannon C. Stimson
      Pages 10-33
    4. Shannon C. Stimson
      Pages 34-66
  3. From Judicial Space to Judicial Review Four Perspectives on the Power of Judgment in American Politics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Shannon C. Stimson
      Pages 69-85
    3. Shannon C. Stimson
      Pages 86-105
    4. Shannon C. Stimson
      Pages 106-136
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 149-228

About this book


This study of the political and legal thought of the American Revolution and founding period explores the differences in the perceptions of judicial and jural power that characterized the conditions of law in late 18th century America, as compared to her British counterparts.


american revolution Anglo-American Jura jurisprudence law

Authors and affiliations

  • Shannon C. Stimson
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-10058-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-10056-9
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