The Supreme Court Rules!

January 1936
New Republic;1/15/36, Vol. 85 Issue 1102, p269
Examines the United States Supreme Court's ruling that the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) was unconstitutional. View that the taxing power cannot be used to accomplish any object that lies outside the powers expressly granted to the federal government by the Constitution; Indication that it would be futile for Congress to try either to lay a tax which would permit paying the farmers or to do anything about the agricultural problem.


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