The Least Dangerous Branch: Separation of Powers and Court-Packing (Supreme Court in American Society Series #5)

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Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
The Supreme Court and the Political Question: Affirmation or Abdication? 1
Constitution, Congress, and Court: 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 Court/Congress/President Civil Rights Game 135
Constraining "The Least Dangerous Branch": The Tradition of Attacks on Judical Power 208
The Supreme Court Under the Judiciary Act of 1925 233
The Origins of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Court-Packing" Plan 263
Court-Curbing Periods in American History 317
The President and the Court: Reinterpreting the Court-Packing Episode of 1937 337
Reflections on the Separation of Powers and Judicial Review at the End of the Reagan Era 365
Unfulfilled Aspirations: The Court-Packing Efforts of Presidents Reagan and Bush 397
Acknowledgments 419
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