History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  Teaching and Civic Outreach Resources
Teaching Famous Federal Trials:
The Sedition Act Trials
The Aaron Burr Treason Trial
Amistad: The Federal Courts and the Challenge to Slavery
Ex parte Merryman and Debates on Civil Liberties During the Civil War
The Trial of Susan B. Anthony
Chew Heong v. United States: Chinese Exclusion and the Federal Courts
The Debs Case: Labor, Capital, and the Federal Courts of the 1890s
Olmstead v. United States: The Constitutional Challenges of Prohibition Enforcement
The Rosenberg Trial
Bush v. Orleans Parish School Board and the Desegregation of New Orleans Schools
The Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial

Talking Points on Judicial History:
Constitutional Origins of the Federal Judiciary
Judicial Independence
Establishing a Federal Judiciary

 

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