The Supreme Court Today

Hamilton, Walton; Braden, George
August 1940
New Republic;8/5/40, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p178
The author reflects on the state of the Supreme Court under the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the U.S. Three states statutes and five city ordinances were struck down in the name of the higher law. The author said that a veritable catalogue of state taxes with peculiarities of assessment, schemes of classification, out-of-the-state complications have all been upheld against claims of deprivation of property, denial of equal protection and burden on interstate commerce.


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