Progressives and the Court

March 1937
New Republic;3/3/37, Vol. 90 Issue 1161, p96
Presents information on U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt's plan to reform the U.S. Supreme Court. Dangers to the proposed bill from progressive Senators and Representatives; Views of the progressive Senators and Representatives on the proposed bill; Disapproval of the way in which the proposed reform is to be carried out; Clash between conservatives and progressive Senators; Proposal for bringing about the reform through a constitutional amendment.


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