A Critical Guide to Ex Parte McCardle

42 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2011

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William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: December 8, 1973


Given the growing trend of proposed Congressional bills seeking to remove certain types of cases from the Supreme Court's appellate jurisdiction, this examination looks back on Ex Parte McCardle, the quintessential case that defined the limits of the Exceptions Clause.

Keywords: appellate jurisdiction, Exceptions Clause

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., A Critical Guide to Ex Parte McCardle (December 8, 1973). Arizona Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1973, William & Mary Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-187, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1969870

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