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James Iredell, Sr., jurist, statesman, and Revolutionary War patriot, is one of only two North Carolinians ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
James Iredell, Sr., is one of only two North Carolinians ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court. His dissenting opinion in the case of Chisholm v. Georgia was the basis for the Eleventh Amendment.
Griffin recounts the life of James Iredell, Sr. -- patriot of the Revolution, state judge, state attorney general, and United States Supreme Court justice.
James Iredell was North Carolina's first member on the Supreme Court of the United States, and he played an important part in a number of legislative battles of his day.