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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the transformation of the Supreme Court

Author: Stephen K Shaw; William D Pederson; Frank J Williams
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2004.
Series: M.E. Sharpe library of Franklin D. Roosevelt studies, v. 3.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed 10 justices to the US Supreme Court and during his presidency, the Court underwent greater change than it had in its 150 years of existence. This collection examines  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen K Shaw; William D Pederson; Frank J Williams
ISBN: 0765610329 9780765610324 0765610337 9780765610331
OCLC Number: 49626495
Description: 271 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Stephen K. Shaw --
[Pt.] I. The Supreme Court: image and reality. Franklin Roosevelt and the Supreme Court : a new deal and a new image / Barbara A. Perry and Henry J. Abraham ; Was there a constitutional revolution in 1937? / Roger W. Corley ; The battle to save the Court / James C. Duram --
[Pt.] II. The Roosevelt Court, law, and politics. FDR and Charles Evans Hughes : president versus chief justice / Kenneth M. Holland ; The nomination and confirmation of Hugo L. Black to the U.S. Supreme Court : the Shreveport reaction / Elaine T. King ; Felix Frankfurter's transition to the judicial role / William D. Bader ; "An interesting game of poker" : Franklin D. Roosevelt, William O. Douglas, and the 1944 vice presidential nomination / James L. Moses --
[Pt.] III. Constitutional law as applied to politics : the Roosevelt legacy. Federalism, the Roosevelt coalition and civil rights : FDR's political leadership / Donald W. Jackson and James W. Riddlesperger, Jr. ; Present at the creation : The Roosevelt Court, religion and the First Amendment / Stephen K. Shaw ; The Roosevelt Court and the changing nature of American liberalism : an uncertain legacy / Harvey G. Hudspeth --
Cultural chronology.
Series Title: M.E. Sharpe library of Franklin D. Roosevelt studies, v. 3.
Responsibility: Stephen K. Shaw, William D. Pederson, and Frank J. Williams, editors.
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