The Stone Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

The Stone Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

by Peter Renstrom
     
 

A comprehensive examination of the rulings, key figures, and legal legacy of the Stone Court.

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A comprehensive examination of the rulings, key figures, and legal legacy of the Stone Court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576071533
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Series:
ABC-CLIO Supreme Court Handbooks Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Series Forewordix
Prefacexi
Part 1Justices, Rulings, and Legacy1
1The Stone Court and the Period3
The Great Depression4
The New Deal7
The Hughes Court Response9
The Election of 1936--the "Referendum" on the New Deal12
Reforming the Courts: The Court-Packing Proposal12
The "Other" War: From Neutrality to Intervention16
Assembling the Stone Court20
The Stone Court: An Aggregate Profile30
Stone and Hughes: A Comparison32
References36
2The Justices37
The Coolidge Appointment39
The Hoover Appointment42
The Roosevelt Appointments46
The Truman Appointment82
References87
3Significant Decisions89
Individual Rights90
First Amendment Issues92
Rights of the Accused105
Discrimination112
Civil Liberties and the War120
Government Authority in Wartime145
Federalism157
References177
4Legacy and Impact179
World War II183
Regulatory Authority Independent of the War: The Commerce Power190
Civil Liberties193
Conclusion201
References204
Part 2Reference Materials205
Key People, Laws, and Events207
Appendix ISelected Documents on the Relocation of the Japanese249
Appendix IIFootnote Four to United States v. Carolene Products Co.255
Chronology257
Table of Cases271
Glossary277
Annotated Bibliography289
Index305
About the Author319

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