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The Resource FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon

FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon

Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy
Title
FDR v. the Constitution
Title remainder
the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy
Statement of responsibility
Burt Solomon
Title variation
FDR versus the Constitution
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating, behind-the-scenes story of Franklin Roosevelt's attempt to pack the Supreme Court recounts the major New Deal initiatives of FDR's first term and the rulings that overturned them, offering a reminder of the perennial temptation toward an imperial presidency that the founders had always feared
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Solomon, Burt
Dewey number
347.73/2609
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8742
LC item number
.S585 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • United States
  • Judges
  • Law
  • Executive power
  • Separation of powers
  • United States
  • Constitutional history
  • Democracy
  • Political culture
Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-326) and index
Contents
Nine old men -- Laissez-faire -- The third branch -- The swing vote -- The conservative court -- The court plan -- An ideal New Dealer -- Leader of the opposition -- King Franklin -- The voice from Olympus -- A switch in time -- The heat of democracy -- No compromise -- Out of the impasse -- A good man's mind -- Jefferson's last stand -- Death knell -- Burial -- Victory
Control code
ocn179789440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 337 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715890
Lccn
2008033222
Note
Gift of Neil Genzlinger.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)179789440
Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-326) and index
Contents
Nine old men -- Laissez-faire -- The third branch -- The swing vote -- The conservative court -- The court plan -- An ideal New Dealer -- Leader of the opposition -- King Franklin -- The voice from Olympus -- A switch in time -- The heat of democracy -- No compromise -- Out of the impasse -- A good man's mind -- Jefferson's last stand -- Death knell -- Burial -- Victory
Control code
ocn179789440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 337 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715890
Lccn
2008033222
Note
Gift of Neil Genzlinger.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)179789440

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