Skip to comments.Former Chief Justice John Marshall was born 250 years ago today
Posted on 09/24/2005 8:44:35 AM PDT by Borges
From Wikipedia: John Marshall (September 24, 1755 July 6, 1835), Chief Justice of the United States and principal founder of American constitutional law and the Supreme Court of the United States' power of judicial review.Legacy Marshall wrote several important Supreme Court opinions, including:
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Fletcher v. Peck (1816)
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)
Cohens v. Virginia (1821)
Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
Worcester v. Georgia (1832)
If he were nominated today
(keep in mind the *if*)
He'd be filibustered.
John Jay would be filibustered too. Another extremist.
The sad thing is.... Kennedy would never get voted out. He'll retire and be replaced by another left wing whackjob.
Didn't Helen Thomas provide coverage of his birth?
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