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
Size: 14.24 MB
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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
Size: 44.75 MB
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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 ...

The Supreme Court And The American Elite 1789 2008

Author: Lucas A. Powe, Jr.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674054423
Size: 71.24 MB
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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.

The Price Of Politics

Author: Bob Woodward
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451651120
Size: 73.78 MB
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There’s something I don’t get.” The Price of Politics chronicles the inside story of how President Obama and the US Congress tried, and failed, to restore the American economy and set it on a course to fiscal stability.

Making Our Democracy Work

Author: Stephen Breyer
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307594262
Size: 73.76 MB
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What must the Court do to maintain the public’s faith? How can the Court help make our democracy work? These are the questions that Justice Stephen Breyer tackles in this groundbreaking book.

Uncertain Justice

Author: Laurence Tribe
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 0805099131
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Now, in Uncertain Justice, Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz show the surprising extent to which the Roberts Court is revising the meaning of our Constitution. This essential book arrives at a make-or-break moment for the nation and the court.