Justice James Wilson: leading constitutional architect
August 14, 2023
It was altogether fitting that James Wilson, second in importance only to James Madison as an architect of the Constitution, would be nominated by President George Washington to the original Supreme Court. From this position, Justice James Wilson could defend the Constitution, which he had done so much to shape and define.
As it turned out, Wilsonâ€™s leading role as a delegate to the Constitut...