This Article reviews Joel Richard Paul's book, Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times. The Author found this scholarly work to be very readable. Paul relies on ample and deep primary sources, yet manages to present John Marshall in a very human and accessible way. This narrative would be an excellent selection for any academic or public library, especially those that collect in the American history area, and it is highly recommended.
Pat Newcombe, Review of Joel Richard Paul, Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times, 111 LAW LIB. J. 605 (2019).