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By Donald R. Burrill

ISBN-10: 0761848916

ISBN-13: 9780761848912

Servants of the legislations examines the lives of 2 well-known California judges, David S. Terry and Stephen J. box, who created a long-lasting impression at the politics and judicial historical past of California's ideal court docket through the court's adolescence of 1855 to 1865. those jurists shared the state's optimum bench from 1857 to 1859 and, as occasions may later convey, they faced each other combatively, off and on, for nearly thirty-five years. California's beginnings as a usa territory and later because the nation's thirty-first nation have been, largely, shaped within the wake of the country's malevolent and unforgiving the Civil conflict. jointly, Terry and Field's lives served as an animate metaphor for the cultural and constitutional range that many nineteenth-century northern and southern judicial immigrants held towards one another.

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