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LAWS AND AMENDMENTS
Article III, U.S Constitution (1787)
The Judiciary Act of 1789
Bill of Rights (1791)
Federalist No. 78 (June 14, 1788)
SPEECHES AND PUBLIC STATEMENTS
Debate from the Constitutional Convention regarding the function of the judiciary (July 21, 1787)
John Marshall's statement to the Virginia Ratifying Convention (June 20, 1788)
Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.: Speech given at the Text and Teaching Symposium, Georgetown University (October 12, 1985)
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