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Franklin Roosevelt and the Great Constitutional War: The Court-Packing Crisis of 1937

This new history of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the "Great Constitutional War" is a critical, revisionist portrayal of FDR's personal role in ... Show synopsis

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  • Franklin Roosevelt and the Great Constitutional War: The Court-Packing Crisis of 1937 (Fordham University Press) – Hardcover (2002)

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    Hardcover, Fordham University Press
    2002
    English
    612 pages

    ISBN: 0823221547
    ISBN-13: 9780823221547

    This new history of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the "Great Constitutional War" is a critical, revisionist portrayal of FDR's personal role in initiating, with the advice of his attorney general, Homer S. Cummings, a "reorganization of the federal judiciary," or what in fact constituted a bald-faced attempt to "pack" the Supreme Court in 1937. Unlike other studies of this episode, this well-researched history, embracing the years 1933 to 1938, shows that FDR's court plan was unprecedented, and unduly provocative, and was ... Show more

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