John Marshall’s Nomination

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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3 Responses

  1. “to be a Chief Justice” … so there could be more than one?

  2. Orin Kerr says:

    There had been three already in just 11 years, so maybe Adams didn’t expect Marshall to stick around for long.

  3. Shag from Brookline says:

    Let’s see, what was it Marshall forgot to do before he was sworn in? If he hadn’t forgotten, he might not have had the opportunity to lay down a foundational decision of the Court in his early years as Chief.