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william french smith
amicus curiae
rex lee
solicitor general
harrison gray otis
federalist
robert fulton
steam boat
successors in interests
new jersey v wilson
contract
(govt grants tax exemption to indian lands, lands sold, tax exemption remains)
new england land company
bribery
fletcher v peck
collusion
fletcher and peck both employees of new england land co
closely held
private
original jurisdiction
The court in which a matter must first be filed.
cohen v virginia
supremacy clause, overturned (criminal court)
matthew lyon
alien and sedition, ridiculed president, jailed, fined, political martyr
justice samuel chase
federalist, almost impeached
justice of the peace
wide jurisdiction on business and criminal matters, does not need to be lawyer
strict contstruction
literal interpretation
captive market
monopoly
assumption of state debts at full par value
$ for speculators
checks and balance system
separation of powers
george clinton
powerful new york governor, opposed constitution
federalist papers
alexander hamilton, john jay, james madison
supreme court
afterthought
merchant class
eastern seaports
force act
refusing paper money is felony
entail
excludes certain heirs, abolished
british north american declaratory act of 1766
total power
boston massacre
nobody cares
governor hutchinson
barely escapes stamp act riots
william brennan
individual rights
currency act
no paper money
hearsay evidence
allowed in vice admiralty courts
jubilee
every seven years all debts expunged
common law
precedent
james 1, charles 1
persecute puritans
oliver cromwell
puritan dictator
madras
indian textile industry, destroyed by british