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Tinsley Yarbrough, professor of political science at East Carolina University, has written eight books on the United States Supreme Court. In an interview with Edge magazine, he discusses his views on the federal court, including the 2000 national election decision.
Fourteen years before the US Supreme Court decided the famous Darmouth College v. Woodward case North Carolina's highest court decided a similar case and reached similar conclusions. Only a handful of Tar Heels are familiar with this North Carolina first.
In the early 1800s, the Supreme Court was held in such low esteem in some parts of the country that the legendary Chief Justice John Marshall was declined tailor service in Raleigh. One of Marshall’s letters written from Raleigh on January 2, 1803, offers an insight into the great man’s ways. Marshall also gives his perspective on several North Carolina Federalists and Supreme Court judges.