FDR V. the Constitution

FDR V. the Constitution

The Court-packing Fight and the Triumph of Democracy

Book - 2009
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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.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780802715890
Branch Call Number: 347.7326 S6892f 2009
Characteristics: viii, 337 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm


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