Coverart for item
The Resource FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon

FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon

Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy
Title
FDR v. the Constitution
Title remainder
the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy
Statement of responsibility
Burt Solomon
Title variation
FDR versus the Constitution
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating, behind-the-scenes story of Franklin Roosevelt's attempt to pack the Supreme Court recounts the major New Deal initiatives of FDR's first term and the rulings that overturned them, offering a reminder of the perennial temptation toward an imperial presidency that the founders had always feared
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Solomon, Burt
Dewey number
347.73/2609
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8742
LC item number
.S585 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • United States
  • Judges
  • Law
  • Executive power
  • Separation of powers
  • Constitutional history
  • Democracy
  • Political culture
  • United States
Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nine old men -- Laissez-faire -- The third branch -- The swing vote -- The conservative court -- the court plan -- An ideal new dealer -- Leader of the opposition -- King Franklin -- The voice from Olympus -- A switch in time -- The heat of democracy -- No compromise -- Out of the impasse -- A good man's mind -- Jefferson's last stand -- Death knell -- Burial -- Victory
Control code
ocn179789440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
viii, 337 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780802715890
Lccn
2008033222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nine old men -- Laissez-faire -- The third branch -- The swing vote -- The conservative court -- the court plan -- An ideal new dealer -- Leader of the opposition -- King Franklin -- The voice from Olympus -- A switch in time -- The heat of democracy -- No compromise -- Out of the impasse -- A good man's mind -- Jefferson's last stand -- Death knell -- Burial -- Victory
Control code
ocn179789440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
viii, 337 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780802715890
Lccn
2008033222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial LibraryBorrow it
      901 G Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001, US
      38.8986949 -77.0247823
Processing Feedback ...