Document, 1790 ca. September 13

Title:
Document, 1790 ca. September 13
Library Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
(Non-Columbia Location)
Name:
Jay, John, 1745-1829; United States. Supreme Court; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Format:
correspondence
Digital Project:
Papers of John Jay
Date:
1790 ca. September 13
Note:
The entire content of the original has been digitized.
Physical Description:
5
Subjects:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Summary:
The Justices advance constitutional objections to Judiciary Act which makes Supreme Court justices also circuit court judges. This produces the situation in which the same men will sit in judgment on their own decisions. Cite constitutional provisions as limiting Supreme Court to appellate review, except in certain specified cases.
Identifier:
columbia.jay.02698

Document, 1790 ca. September 13