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Two Advisory Opinions by Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth

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dc.contributor.author Casto, William R.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-09T16:41:44Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-09T16:41:44Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation 6 Green Bag 2d 413 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/476
dc.description.abstract Today advisory opinions are anathema to the federal judiciary, but the early justices of the Supreme Court were not so loath to provide extrajudicial advice to the Executive Branch. In 1796, Ellsworth wrote an advisory opinion on a looming constitutional dispute between the President and the House of Representatives. Two years later, Ellsworth advised the Secretary of State on the constitutionality of the recently enacted Sedition Act. Chief Justice Ellsworth's two advisory opinions follow. en_US
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dc.subject Ellsworth en_US
dc.subject Sedition Act en_US
dc.subject advisory opinions en_US
dc.title Two Advisory Opinions by Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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