John McKinley and the Antebellum Supreme Court

John McKinley and the Antebellum Supreme Court

Circuit Riding in the Old Southwest

eBook - 2012
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John McKinley and the Antebellum Supreme Court presents a portrait of US Supreme Court justice John McKinley (1780-1852) and provides a penetrating analysis of McKinley's time and place, the exigencies of his circuit work, and the contributions he made to both American legal history and Alabama. Steven P. Brown rescues from obscurity John McKinley, one of the three Alabama justices, along with John Archibald Campbell and Hugo Black, who have served on the US Supreme Court. A native Kentuckian who moved in 1819 to northern Alabama as a land speculat.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©2012
ISBN: 9780817386269
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 313 pages) : illustrations, maps, plan, portraits
Additional Contributors: McKinley, John 1780-1852


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