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The case, Trevett against Weeden

James M. Varnum

The case, Trevett against Weeden

on information and complaint, for refusing paper bills in payment for butcher"s meat, in market, at par with specie : tried before the honourable Superior court, in the county of Newport, September term, 1786 : also, the case of the judges of said court, before the honourable General assembly, at Providence, October session, 1786, on citation for dismissing said complaint : wherein the rights of the people to trial by jury, &c. are stated and maintained, and the legislative, judiciary and executive power of government examined and defined

by James M. Varnum

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Published by Printed by John Carter in Providence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Money -- Rhode Island,
  • Constitutional law -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James M. Varnum
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 5577
    ContributionsTrevett, John, 1747-1832, Weeden, John
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14679898M


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Tried before the Honourable Superior Court, in the county of Newport, September term, the state’s paper money were penalized. Guilt was determined without a jury trial. After Weeden refused to accept that currency, John Trevett brought an action against him to collect the statutory penalty.

Weeden employed General James M. Varnum, a political leader of Rhode Island and well-respected lawyer, as his defense attorney. Trevett v. Weeden is among the best known cases ever tried before an American state court. Paradoxically, it is a case that has seldom been properly understood.

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WASH. REV. 1 () (arguing that English common law. Summary: Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. was a U.S. Supreme Court case that established the precedent of judicial review.

This judicial review power allows the Supreme Court to invalidate or declare unconstitutional actions or laws created by levels of government.

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10 This decision angered James I, who removed Coke to another court; its Cited by: 1. Trevett v. Weeden arose in Rhode Island in regard to a statute requiring cred-itors to accept the state’s paper money as legal tender, establishing a penalty for refusals to accept the money, and authorizing suits to recover the penalty without trial by jury.

At bottom, Trevett v. Weeden was about Rhode Island’s highly controversial, pro Author: William E. Nelson. A case in point is the career of Ray Greene, who served as the state's attorney general and district attorney from to Because of Rhode Island's hostility toward the Union, its penchant for paper money schemes, its reluctance to adopt the federal Constitu-tion, its peculiar political culture, and its long-standing fear of over.

Kramer inserted into the argument a nice quotation from the early case of Trevett v. Weeden, which serves him comparatively well, at least better than Iredell’s essay does, but that doesn’t much affect my point.

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Constitution does not explicitly define a power of judicial review, the authority for judicial review in the United States.

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