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Douglas A. Hedin: "Holcombe vs. McKusick and the U. S. Supreme Court's Reaction to the Codification Movement of the 1850s." (2011).
On May 18, 1858, the United States Supreme Court, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson, dismissed Holcombe vs. McKusick, an appeal from the Supreme Court of Minnesota Territory, because it lacked jurisdiction. The opinion is noteworthy because Nelson concluded with a tirade against the "complicate...
United States ex rel. Aaron Goodrich v. James Guthrie, Secretary of the Treasury, 58 U. S. 284 (1855).
Aaron Goodrich was the first Chief Justice of the Territory of Minnesota. Nominated by President Taylor on March 19, 1849, he was confirmed by the Senate and took his oath of office at St. Croix on May 22, 1849. His term was four years. Because of complaints about his behavior, President Fillmor...