Morrison R. Waite: The Triumph of Character

Morrison R. Waite: The Triumph of Character

Morrison R. Waite: The Triumph of Character

Morrison R. Waite: The Triumph of Character

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CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTSvii

1 GRANT FINDS A CHIEF JUSTICE1

2 CONNECTICUT: THE EARLY YEARS23

3 OHIO ATTORNEY34

4 LAWYER-POLITICIAN54

5 GENEVA: "PEACE HATH HER VICTORIES"74

6 THE NEW CHIEF JUSTICE92

7 CONCILIATION: THE COURT FACES THE SOUTHERN QUESTION111

8 GUARDIAN OF THE COMPROMISE OF 1877135

9 THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND THE NEGRO150

10 THE WAITE COURT, DUE PROCESS, AND Munn v. Illinois172

11 ECONOMIC CASES AND CONTROVERSIES204

12 COURT-PACKING IN THE AGE OF ENTERPRISE228

13 COURT MANAGER250

14 POLITICS AND JUDICIAL PROPRIETIES276

15 "MOTT WAITE"296

16 THE WAITE PERIOD: CONSOLIDATION AND CONCILIATION312

A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE322

INDEX325

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