Supreme Power Franklin Roosevelt Vs The Supreme Court

Author: Jeff Shesol
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393079418
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"A stunning work of history."—Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of No Ordinary Time and Team of Rivals Beginning in 1935, the Supreme Court's conservative majority left much of FDR's agenda in ruins.

Supreme Power

Author: Jeff Shesol
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393064743
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Chronicles Franklin Roosevelt's battle with the Supreme Court, which culminated in him trying to suppress its conservative justices by expanding the size of the court, an attempt which failed and divided the Democratic party.

Scorpions

Author: Noah Feldman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0446575143
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SCORPIONS tells the story of these four great justices: their relationship with Roosevelt, with each other, and with the turbulent world of the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War.

Fdr V The Constitution

Author: Burt Solomon
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802719577
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Historian Burt Solomon, deeply steeped in Washington's lore, skillfully chronicles one of the great set pieces in American history, illuminating the inner workings of the nation's capital as the three branches of our government squared off.

Franklin Roosevelt And The Great Constitutional War

Author: Marian Cecilia McKenna
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 9780823221547
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This important book is a detailed reinterpretation of one of the most explosive events in modern American politics - Franklin Roosevelt's controversial attempt in 1937 to "pack" the Supreme Court by adding justices who supported his New ...

Fdr And Chief Justice Hughes

Author: James F. Simon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416578897
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By the author of acclaimed books on the bitter clashes between Jefferson and Chief Justice Marshall on the shaping of the nation’s constitutional future, and between Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney over slavery, secession, and the ...

American Justice 2016

Author: Lincoln Caplan
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081229372X
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Legal journalist Lincoln Caplan dissects the recent term, puts it in historical context, and recommends ways to strengthen trust in the Supreme Court as the pinnacle of the American constitutional system.

The Partisan

Author: John A. Jenkins
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1586488872
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Follows Rehnquist's career as a young lawyer in Arizona through his journey to Washington though the Warren and Burger courts to his twenty-year tenure as a Supreme Court Chief Justice who favored government power over individual rights.

The Supreme Court And The American Elite 1789 2008

Author: L. A. Scot Powe
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674032675
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Drawing on more than four decades of thinking about the Supreme Court and its role in the American political system, this book offers a new, clear, and troubling perspective on American jurisprudence, politics, and history.