Maeva Marcus

Maeva Marcus is Research Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Constitutional Studies at George Washington University Law School. A past president of the American Society for Legal History, she was appointed general editor in 2015 of the "Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States," of which 10 volumes have been published and three others have been commissioned. Marcus is also the editor of the completed eight-volume series, The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800 (1985-2007). Her other publications include Truman and the Steel Seizure Case (1977) and Origins of the Federal Judiciary: Essays on the Judiciary Act of 1789 (1992).

NEW IN 2022: With Liberty and Justice for All: The Constitution in the Classroom (Oxford University Press)

OAH Lectures by Maeva Marcus

A brief history of the Supreme Court before John Marshall became the fourth chief justice.

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