Chief Justice John Marshall

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John Marshall, American's fourth Chief Justice, was born on September 24, 1755.

He remains one of the country's most-influential jurists, particularly for the decision he wrote in Marbury v Madison. in which he spelled-out the process of judicial review.

This image depicts Marshall as he appeared circa 1863, at about the time he wrote the landmark decision in the still-studied, still-famous case of Marbury v Madison.  

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.  The LoC tells us this image was scanned from an original version published, in New York, by Johnson Fry & Co.


LoC digital code:  icufaw apc0017




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