The Least Dangerous Branch: Separation of Powers and Court-Packing: The Supreme Court in American Society

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Kermit L. Hall
Routledge, Jul 22, 2014 - Law - 430 pages
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Contents

Affirmation or Abdication?
1
On the Theory Law and Politics of Appellate Jurisdiction of the United States Supreme Court
39
Can a President Pack or Draft the Supreme Court? FDR and the Court in the Great Depression and World War II
117
Reneging on History? Playing the CourtCongressPresident Civil Rights Game
135
The Tradition of Attacks on Judicial Power
208
The Supreme Court Under the Judiciary Act of 1925
233
The Origins of Franklin D Roosevelts CourtPacking Plan
263
CourtCurbing Periods in American History
317
Reinterpreting the CourtPacking Episode of 1937
337
Reflections on the Separation of Powers and Judicial Review at the End of the Reagan Era
365
The CourtPacking Efforts of Presidents Reagan and Bush
397
Acknowledgments
419
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