The White Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

The White Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

by Rebecca S. Shoemaker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1576079732

ISBN-13: 9781576079737

Pub. Date: 04/05/2004

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

An in-depth examination of the U.S. Supreme Court under the 11-year reign of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.

Overview

An in-depth examination of the U.S. Supreme Court under the 11-year reign of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576079737
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/05/2004
Series:
ABC-CLIO Supreme Court Handbooks Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Series Forewordxi
Prefacexiii
Part 1Justices, Rulings, and Legacy1
1The White Court and the Period3
Regulation of Business4
Regulation of Railroads6
Labor Law8
Progressive Social Reform10
Civil Rights Issues12
Government Reform during the Progressive Era13
Assembling the White Court15
Aggregate Profile29
Comparing the Fuller and White Courts32
References and Further Reading33
2The Justices35
John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911)35
Edward Douglass White (1845-1921)41
Joseph McKenna (1843-1926)46
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841-1935)51
William Rufus Day (1849-1923)56
Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948)60
Horace Harmon Lurton (1844-1914)67
Joseph Rucker Lamar (1857-1916)72
Willis Van Devanter (1859-1941)76
Mahlon Pitney (1858-1924)81
James Clark McReynolds (1862-1946)86
Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941)91
John Hessin Clarke (1857-1945)97
References and Further Reading101
3Major Decisions107
The Antitrust Laws109
The Relationship between Patents and Monopoly117
The Interstate Commerce Act121
Progressive Reform Legislation126
Labor Legislation130
Racial Discrimination139
War and the Constitution146
Civil Liberties154
Questions of Federal Power159
State Powers165
References and Further Reading166
4Legacy and Impact167
Regulation of Trusts: Development of the Rule of Reason169
The Interstate Commerce Commission and the Regulation of Railroads173
Organized Labor175
State and Federal Police Power177
Civil Rights184
War Powers187
Civil Liberties190
Growth of Federal Power194
Comparison to the Taft Court197
References and Further Reading198
Part 2Reference Materials201
Key People, Laws, and Events203
AppendixDocuments247
Chronology259
Table of Cases267
Glossary275
Annotated Bibliography289
Index301
About the Author311

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