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Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945 oEd biographyf Marshall by Richard Brookhiser I had to buy itJohn Marshall 1755 1835 was the fourth Chief Justice f the Supreme Court The first was John Jay then John Rutledge and then Oliver Ellsworth None f these men served in the position long Marshall was sworn in as Chief Justice in 1801 and died in 1835 in a stagecoach accident when travelling for the Court Marshall laid down the principles f the law and policies f the Court According to Brookhiser it was Marshall that brought dignity to the CourtJohn Richard Paul s book Without Precedent was longer and provided information about Marshall s personal life as well as in depth analysis A Philosophy of Cinematic Art of his various rulings Brookhiser is concise and covered primarily his working life and relationship with George Washington Brookhiser s book was a bit entertaining I think that Brookhiser s biography is ideal for the lay reader Richard Brookhiser is a journalist and biographer I have read his biographiesf Alexander Hamilton and George Washington I read this as an audiobook downloaded from Audible The book is nine hours thirty The Potato Hack: Weight Loss Simplified one minutes Robert Fass does an excellent job narrating the book Fass is a well known narrator He has been nominated for the Audie Award eight times and won it twice He also has won many AudioFile Earphone Awards Fairly straightforward biographyf the noted Chief Justice White House Years (Henry Kissingers Memoirs of the United States appointed by anutgoing John Adams and serving the longest to date in that position until the second Andrew Jackson administration Brookhiser is among the best American historians f the day I especially appreciate the manageable length f this volume recent biographies so Scab often seem to suffer from literary elephantiasis Brookhiser s style is clear cut and easy to follow he is uite good at explaining the issues involved in the major cases that appeared in the Marshall Court and how the Chief managed to achieve consensus and even unanimity even as Republican presidents began to make court appointments to fill vacancies caused by deathr resignation The author highlights the lifelong struggle enmity might not be too strong a word between Marshall and his cousin Thomas Jefferson There are In a World Created by a Drunken God of course numerous ways to approach a biographical subject Brookhiser makes its clear at theutset that his book will not be chockablock with gossipy tittle tattle Perhaps it should have been when he does share this sort Indo No Kao of detail he is uite good at it and his subject springs to life More insightsf this kind might have enlivened his book and helped the reader understand Marshall as a person Also the author s treatment f the Marshall Court decisions makes for awkward chronology On the whole then this is a good reliable biography f an important American especially for those who might be in a hurry Giant Peach Yodel or unwilling to commit to a larger sprawling canvas that might reveal its subject vividly A simple primern the longest serving Chief Justice Earlier this year I read an engrossing biography Sinai and Zion of the Wright Brothers by the estimable David McCullough engrossing that is until about three uarters through the book when the Wrights are chiefly trying to build their business and deal with a morassf patent litigation They learn through trial and error how to build a workable airplane they show ff their creation to skeptical groups in Ohio and adoring crowds in Paris and then the story kind f sputters ut with Wilbur suffering an early death and Orville pottering around his Dayton research facility working n the study f aeronautics The fact that the book trails ff isn t McCullough s fault that s what happened and he does his best to chronicle it but the story just isn t thereIn reading JOHN MARSHALL The Man Who Made does his best to chronicle it but the story just isn t thereIn reading JOHN MARSHALL The Man Who Made Supreme Court I was concerned that the same thing would happen The well known and monumental Marbury v Madison case takes place very early in Marshall s term Iniquity on the court which would stretchut to well ver 30 yearsMarshall s life up until he was elevated to the Court is lively and interesting and author RICHARD BROOKHISER DOES A MASTERFUL JOB OF SHOWING THE Brookhiser does a masterful job f showing the that shaped his philosophy Marshall was all his long life an acolyte f George Washington under whom he served in the Revolutionary War After the war he lived a public spirited life as a Virginia lawyer serving n the state s Constitutional ratification convention and in Congress and not incidentally engaging in a robust social lifeMarshall also served as a diplomat Annual Report of the Officers of the Town of Holderness, N. H: Year Ending January 31, 1937 (Classic Reprint) on hisne foreign adventure getting mixed up in the so called XYZ Affair which I had never actually understood until reading Brookhiser s concise and neat explanation Gardening with Shape, Line and Texture: A Plant Design Sourcebook of just what it was and why it stirred up anti French resentment in the young Republic Marshall then was appointed Secretaryf State by John Adams for the last year f his presidency and as a lame duck Adams nominated Marshall to the ffice Livin' de Life of Chief Justice Marbury was basedn the rush to confirm Federalist appointees in the wake The Amazing Dreams of Andrew Latter of Adams defeat by Thomas Jefferson and so it wasne Culture is the Body: The Theatre Writings of Tadashi Suzuki of the first decisionsf the Marshall Court Brookhiser does an able job Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Study of Mind of deciphering both thedd series f events that led up to the case and Marshall
closely reasoned nearly impenetrable But thissection does than just shed light n Marbury it sets the pattern for the rest f the bookWhat remains is ver 30 years f Supreme Court cases none f them as interesting r as monumental as Marbury all f which are wrapped up in the arcane politics f the era Brookhiser is a fine prose stylist with impeccable flair but even he struggles to make the details f some Dicmatized 2: Bitter Sweet Revenge of the cases sparkle The narrative never uite bogs down but laden as it is with Marshall s leaden legal prose it has than a few rough momentsBrookhiser is at home describing Marshall as a political animal as the last Federalist in a country that at least briefly was all Republican Unable to direct the Court through politicalr ideological means he worked behind the scenes through conviviality and charisma to mold the Court into his wn image Marshall insisted that all the Justices roo. The Court it was the weakling f the federal government lacking in dignity and clout After he died it could never be ignored again Through three decades f dramatic cases involving businessmen scoundrels Native Americans and slaves Marshall defended the federal government against unruly states established. The life f John Marshall 1755 1835 spans the first and formative decades Saving Charmaine: A Heaton Family Friends Series Book of the United States Born in colonial Virginia Marshall fought for American independence under George Washington whom he revered as the beau idealf a true republican and memorialized in a biography For the rest f his life Richard Brookhiser writes John Marshall saw Washington as his commander and himself as ne f his troops And so when Washington personally urged Marshall to run for Congress in 1798 he didsuccessfully representing Virginia s 13thDistrict from 1799 1800Like Washington Marshall was a Federalist John Adams tapped him to be US Secretary f State in 1800 After the momentous 1800 election in which Adams and the Federalists lost both the White House and Congress to Thomas Jefferson and the Democratic Republicans Adams appointed Marshall chief justice The Deadline of the US Supreme Court the month before Jefferson s inauguration Marshall and Jefferson were cousins and though both were patriots they were indefatigable political foes Marshall swore Jefferson intoffice then used Supreme Court legal pinions to continue the Federalist battle against the Democrats for the next 34 years When he died Andrew Jackson was president Roger Taney author f the Dred v Scott infamy succeeded him as chief justiceRichard Brookhiser surveys Marshall s public career and its effects in his engaging new study This is not a comprehensive biography Ready to Restore: The Layman's Guide to Christian Counseling of the great man In many ways it is the storyf the most significant cases he triedMarbury v Madison United States vs Burrin which Jonathan Edwards grandson and Alexander Hamilton s killer stood trial for treason Fletcher v Peck Trustees Ready to Restore of Dartmouth College v WoodwardMcCullough v Maryland Cohens v Virginia Gibbons v Ogden the Antelopecase touchingn slavery Ogdenv Saundersa bankruptcy case this Ogden being the nephew f the previous Ogden evidence f a litigious family no doubt also the Shieldmaiden Book 1: Quest for the Jewel only case in which Marshall wrote a dissentingpinion The Cherokee Nation v Georgiaand Worcester v Georgiaboth cases dealing with Georgia s abominable treatment f Native Americans and Barron v Balti among thersThough not well known today Encounter at Buff Ledge: A UFO Case History outside the legal profession at least these cases were flashpointsf controversy between a broadly Federalist vision Carte touristique : Corse Sud : Ajaccio - Bonifacio of the American republic and a Democraticne Was the United States a union Regarde, c'est maman ! or a confederacy Where was the boundary between federal supremacy and states rights Could Congress establish a Bankf the United States without explicit wording in the Constitution More broadly was the law a debt against the living in which generations were The Bricklayer obligated by the lawsf previous generations Or did the land belong in usufruct to the living in which each generation passed laws as it saw fit The words were Madison s and Jefferson s respectively but the sentiments were Marshall s and Jefferson s exactlyBrookhiser is a political journalist not a lawyer so his descriptions f both the facts f these cases and their relevance are easy to follow and enlightening In a summary chapter Vinny: Victory Over Drugs, Death, and Degradation on Marshall s legacy he notes that Marshall brought dignity to the Supreme Court How it tried cases and how it renderedpinions strengthened the hand The Occult Detector (The Semi Dual Stories Book 1) of what Hamilton called the least dangerous branchf the federal government If the membership and pinions f the Supreme Court loom large in the minds f Americans today Marshall should receive the membership and pinions Eating Thin for Life: Food Secrets Recipes from People Who Have Lost Weight Kept It Off of the Supreme Court loom large in the mindsf Americans today Marshall should receive than the dignity f the Supreme Court Marshall s legacy was defending the Constitution as the people s supreme act Brookhiser explains The people had made a new government giving it new powers and the people s supreme act Brookhiser explains The people had made a new government giving it new powers and it with new prohibitions Marshall devoted his decades as chief justice to explicating and upholding the people s government against the attacks f men he deemed demagogues in Congress in the states including his We, the People own Virginia and in the White House including hiswn cousin That defense relied Single on the Constitution s words and sometimesr the historical context f its creation Marshall knew both intimately He had worked for the document s ratification He had witnessed the struggles and trials that had brought it into beingIn the last months f his life as his health deteriorated Marshall feared for the future f the Constitution he had spent his life laboring to explain and defend Marshall s pinions were substantially the policies f Washington and his most trusted aide Alexander Hamilton slavery being the great exception But by 1835 Jackson was in power states rights were n the rise and Roger B Taney was in the wings From then until the Civil War an anti Marshall view f the nature f the US government and the meaning Showa, 1939-1944: A History of Japan of its Constitution prevailed It was as if the arguments between the cousins Marshall and Jefferson had never gone awayToday we live in a vastly different era Both union and emancipation are taken for granted which they were not in Marshall s era not even by Marshall himself But the court Marshallnce led continues to fascinate and repel depending The Book Of The Superiority Of Dogs Over Many Of Those Who Wear Clothes on who wins and who loses before the bench To that extent as William Faulkner put it so well The past is never dead It s not even past We all live in John Marshall s shadowBook ReviewedRichard Brookhiser John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme CourtNew York Basic Books 2018PS If you liked my review please vote Yesn my com review page 35 stars This book is about ne f the great men Rescuing a Werewolf of the era that saw the implementationf the Constitution as the Law Making Women Pay of the Land It details manyf the cases which Marshall presided GloomCookie over and which made this country what it was to become de A biographyf the most important Supreme Court Justice in US history is not something you except to fly through Nevertheless nce Marshall got nto the Supreme Court I moved through the book very uickly Brookhiser sticks to Marshall s professional life most The Jesuit of the time thoughf course his personal life is mentio In March 2018 I read Joel Richard Paul s Without Precedent Chief Justice John Marshall and His Time The book wet my appetite to learn about John Marshall When I saw this newly releas. The life With Bound Hands of John Marshall Founding Father and America's premier Chief JusticeIn 1801 a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth Chief Justicef the United States He would hold the post for 34 years still a record expounding the Constitution he loved Before he joined. M together while in Washington discussing cases Rim of the Pit over wine and darts Brookhiser argues that his leadershipf the Court resulting in unanimous verdicts not You Can Beat the Odds only led to its momentous decisions but firmly placed the Court as an eual partner in the ConstitutionalrderJOHN MARSHALL will please legal scholars than casual readers but even the latter will find much to enjoy and savor hereReviewed by Curtis Edmonds John Marshal holds a very special place in American history Without his leadership n the Supreme Court in the early years f the republic establishing the Constitutional role Stripes of All Types of the Federal judiciary this might be a different country today if it would have survived at all I have read twother biographies f Marshall ver the years John Marshall A Life in Law by Leonard Barker and John Marshall Defender f a Nation by Jean Edward Smith each a longer and detailed account f Marshall s life and work However Richard Brookhiser surpasses them He reveals the man as well as the jurist Brookhiserk s delightfully breezy and disarmingly honest style make his biography Baltimore Catechism No. 2 of Marshall a remarkably enjoyable read His taking Jefferson downff f his exalted perch is also refreshing Marshall s glaring blind spot was f course the institution The Big Book of Maker Skills: Tools Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects of slavery As a Virginia land and slavewner this lapse may be easily understood than forgiven but measuring the totality f the man as Brookhiser strives to do this country is far better ff for Marshall service to his nation 34 years as chief justice Served 6 presidents Despised his cousin Thomas Jefferson Adored George Washington Great book John Marshall was the fourth Chief Justice One Life, One Incarnation: Beautiful Bones of the United Statesf America Marshall held the post for 34 years beginning in 1801 Up until such time as Marshall assumed the post the Supreme Court lacked clout dignity Just Joking or any semblancef euality among the three federal branches f government ruling the United States f America Richard Brookhiser wrote John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court as a chronicle Times of Trouble (A Time Travel Anthology) of Marshall his effectn the court and the legacy his time upon the court had in establishing the legitimacy BENAAMI of the court in AmericaAs far as political temperament and philosophy John Marshall was a memberf the Federalist Party Notable early Federalists included presidents George Washington John Adams and Alexander Hamilton President John uincy Adams held beliefs f the Federalists though it is not knowable to say that the son f the second president f the United States would have been elected president if the Federalist Party still existed in 1824In calling ut party it is important to emphasize that the story Richard Brookhiser tells within this biography is The Real Bluebeard: The Life of Gilles de Rais onef John Marshall s politics and his role in normalizing the functioning Stay on Your Toes, Maggie Adams! of the Supreme Court While George Washington may have sought ane party system party was a political force by the time f Marshall first assumed a lead role n the court In fact Marshall s cousin and third president Night Train To Cherbourg: A Joszef Kiraly: Gentleman, Vampire Mystery of the United States Thomas Jefferson wasn the Disowned opposite sidef the aisle in what today is the Democratic Party Jefferson and Marshall were in freuent Comptia Security+ Sy0-301 Exam Cram opposition regarding interpretationsf law and the course disputes Marco Polo: A Photographer's Journey of law should take Brookhiser the author has never been a lawyer either in trainingr practiceAccording to review The Cosmic Internet: Explanations from the Other Side of the book by legal scholar Garrett Epps as published in The Washington Post we learn this about Marshall and the biography Marshall s great talent was his legal creativity which takes hard work for a laypersonr lawyer to appreciate Brookhiser also underestimates the chaos and danger f the politics that he does highlight Perhaps for that reason he doesn t giveS Closely Reasoned Nearly Impenetrable
Marshall his full dueEpps rightly goes n to indicate that John Marshall Thehis full dueEpps rightly goes n to indicate that John Marshall The Who Made the Supreme Court is entertaining and instructive We get to see Marshall s career in the United States Revolutionary War his time as Secretary f State to president John Adams and then His Thirty Four Years As Chief Justice thirty four years as Chief Justice the Supreme Court The tenure as Chief Justice commenced when Thomas Jefferson took fficeSome distinguishing cases in Marshall s career included the following as uoted from Epps In McCulloch v Maryland he laid ut the contours Oddly Normal of Congress s commerce power in Burr v United States he blunted the lawf treason as a tool to punish political enemies in Dartmouth College v Woodward he anchored the constitutional underpinnings American Studio Ceramics: Innovation and Identity, 1940 to 1979 of contract law in Johnson v M Intosh Cherokee Nation v Georgia and Worcester v Georgia he gave birth to the entire fieldf federal Indian lawEpps is perhaps hardest McNally's Risk on Brookhiser and strongest in supportf Marshall in this But his most important creation is the doctrine Slaves of New York of Marbury v Madison the idea that the Supreme Court has the power and the duty to invalidate actsf Congress that it finds in conflict with the Constitution That result was by no means inevitable to reach it Marshall had to navigate a treacherous political landscape If Brookhiser aims to reveal the politics surrounding Marshall s career he disappoints somewhat at this point A fuller political profile Gou: Himetachi No Sengoku Vol. 1 of the Marshall years would give the readerf the scope Johannes Itten: Das Frühwerk 1907-1919 of his unlikely triumphThe book does give some glimpse into perhaps the most disagreeable portionf Marshall s total life picture which surround the subject From Rodin to Plensa: Modern Sculpture at the Meadows Museum of slavery in the United States Both Marshall s rulings and lackf freeing Goin' the Extra Mile (a Mary Jo Melendez mystery Book 3) of slaves at his death were noted shortcomings Brookhiser gets into a single decision that Marshall had that never sided with slaves Epps uotes from a 2018 book by Paul Finkelman titled Supreme Injustice Slavery in the Nation s Highest Court that there were at least seven instances where Marshall nevernce sided with slavesOverall I found the book John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court by Richard Brookhiser to be instructional in many ways While taking into account the Dangerous Beauty opportunities for from Garrett Eppsf The Washington Post I appreciated the history lesson and exploration ffered by the biography My rating f the book is 350 stars Atlantis in America on a scalef ne to five stars. The Supreme Court's right to rebuke Congress r the president and unleashed the power Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Bashful Beaver of American commerce For better and for worse he made the Supreme Court a pillarf American lifeIn John Marshall award winning biographer Richard Brookhiser vividly chronicles America's greatest judge and the world he ma.