Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of the Supreme Court

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of the Supreme Court

3 (3 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?


Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed 10 justices to the U.S. Supreme Court - more than any president except Washington - and during his presidency from 1933 to 1945, the Court gained more visibility, underwent greater change, and made more landmark decisions than it had in its previous 150 years of existence. This collection examines FDR's influence on the Supreme Court and the Court's growing influence on American life.
show more

Out of ideas for the holidays?

Visit our Gift Guides and find our recommendations on what to get friends and family during the holiday season. Shop now .

Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 17.53mm | 362.87g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 0765610337
  • 9780765610331

Table of contents

Introduction and Summary, Stephen K. Shaw Part I. The Supreme Court: Image and Reality 1. Franklin Roosevelt and the Supreme Court: A New Deal and a New Image, Barbara A. Perry and Henry J. Abraham 2. Was There a Constitutional Revolution in 1937? Roger W. Corley 3. The Battle to Save the Court, James C. Duram Part II. The Roosevelt Court: Law and Politics 4. FDR and Charles Evans Hughes: President Versus Chief Justice, Kenneth M. Holland 5. The Nomination and Confirmation of Hugo L. Black to the U.S. Supreme Court: The Shreveport Reaction, Elaine T. King 6. Felix Frankfurter's Transition to the Judicial Role, William D. Bater 7. "An Interesting Game of Poker:" Franklin D. Roosevelt, William O. Douglas, and the 1944 Vice Presidential Nomination, James L. Moses Part III. Constitutional Law as Applied to Politics: The Roosevelt Legacy 8. Federalism, the Roosevelt Coalition, and Civil Rights: FDR's Political Leadership, Donald W. Jackson and James W. Riddlesperger 9. Present at the Creation: The Roosevelt Court, Religion, and the First Amendment, Stephen K. Shaw 10. The Roosevelt Court and the Changing Nature of American Liberalism: An Uncertain Legacy, Harvey G. Hudspeth
show more

Rating details

3 ratings
3 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 0% (0)
3 100% (3)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X