Blakely, Paul L.
July 1937
America;7/24/1937, Vol. 57 Issue 16, p367
The article discusses the debates of the Senate on the plan of the President for the Supreme Court in the U.S. The author stated that the Supreme Court bill of the President has been rejected by the Judiciary due to its ability to destroy the independence of the Federal courts. In addition, packing of the Court to insure approval of legislation is the only common aspects of the Amendment and the bill.


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