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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Maeva Marcus

Maeva MarcusMaeva Marcus is the founding director of the Graduate Institute for Constitutional History located at the New-York Historical Society and the 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).



George Washington's Appointments to the Supreme Court

This lecture was presented at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. Recorded in March 2017.

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