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Administrative State

Administrative State  

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With deceptive simplicity the Constitution divides governmental power among three branches. Article I confers the legislative power on the Congress, composed of the Senate and House of ...
Black Monday

Black Monday  

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19 October 1987, the day on which world stock markets collapsed. In New York the Dow Jones index fell by 23 percent, and significant falls occurred in London and other major stock markets worldwide. ...
Charles Evans Hughes

Charles Evans Hughes  

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(b. Glen Falls, New York, 11 Apr. 1862; d. Osterville, Massachusetts, 27 Aug. 1948)US; Governor of New York 1906–10, Republican presidential candidate 1916 Hughes, the son of a Baptist preacher, was ...
court-packing Plan

court-packing Plan  

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(1937)On February 5, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt sent to Congress his Judicial Reorganization Bill. It called for adding one justice to the Supreme Court for every member over ...
Delegation of Powers

Delegation of Powers  

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An often‐repeated proposition of Anglo‐American law is that delegated authority cannot be redelegated. In the case of the Supreme Court, the doctrine of nondelegation purportedly derives from the ...
Humphrey's Executor v. United States

Humphrey's Executor v. United States  

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295 U.S. 602 (1935), argued 1 May 1935, decided 27 May 1935 by vote of 9 to o; Sutherland for the Court. In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt removed a conservative member of the Federal Trade ...
New Deal

New Deal  

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The package of policies adopted in the US in the 1930s under President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945) to promote economic recovery from the Great Depression. This included price stabilization ...
Owen J. Roberts

Owen J. Roberts  

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Associate Justice, 1930–1945• Born: May 2, 1875, Germantown, Pa.• Education: University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1895, LL.B., 1898• Previous government service: special deputy attorney general, Eastern ...
Panama Refining Co. v. Ryan

Panama Refining Co. v. Ryan  

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293 U.S. 388 (1935), argued 10–11 Dec. 1934, decided 7 Jan. 1935 by vote of 8 to 1; Hughes for the Court, Cardozo in dissent. During the Great Depression of the 1930s, oil prices collapsed because of ...
Rule-making Power

Rule-making Power  

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Is the power of agencies of the executive branch of the federal government to issue rules and regulations. A large portion of American law takes the form of agency rules. ...
Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States

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C. Herman Pritchett

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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2005
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295 U.S. 495 (1935), argued 2–3 May 1935, decided 27 May 1935 by vote of 9

Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States

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Jeffrey D. Hockett

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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(1935). The National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA), passed in 1933, was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's major effort to combat the Great Depression. Among other things, the act ... More
Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
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• 295 U.S. 495 (1935) • Vote: 9–0 • For the Court: Hughes

During the early 1930s President

Stanley Forman Reed

Stanley Forman Reed  

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(b. Minerva, Ky., 31 Dec. 1884; d. Huntington, N.Y., 2 April 1980, interred Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Ky.), associate justice, 1938–1957.As the seventy‐seventh justice, Reed served during a ...

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