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George Sutherland

(1862—1942)

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Adkins v. Children's Hospital

Adkins v. Children's Hospital  

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(1923).During the early twentieth century, Progressives sought to ameliorate the consequences of industrialization by enacting minimum wage laws. Conservatives and business groups challenged these ...
Carroll v. United States

Carroll v. United States  

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• 267 U.S. 132 (1925)• Vote: 6–2• For the Court: Taft• Dissenting: McReynolds and SutherlandIn 1923, George Carroll and John Kiro were transporting alcoholic beverages in an automobile. Federal ...
Carter v. Carter Coal Co.

Carter v. Carter Coal Co.  

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298 U.S. 238 (1936), argued 11, 12 Mar. 1936, decided 18 Mar. 1936 by vote of 5 to 4; Sutherland for the Court, Cardozo, Brandeis, and Stone in dissent, Hughes dissenting in part. The Carter case ...
Curtiss-Wright Export Corp., United States v.

Curtiss-Wright Export Corp., United States v.  

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299 U.S. 304 (1936), argued 19–20 Nov. 1936, decided 21 Dec. 1936 by vote of 7 to 1; Sutherland for the Court, McReynolds in dissent, Stone not participating. The powers of the federal government in ...
Four Horsemen

Four Horsemen  

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Was a phrase used during the mid‐1930s to describe Pierce Butler, Willis Van Devanter, George Sutherland, and James McReynolds, four justices of the Supreme Court who consistently opposed New Deal ...
Harlan Fiske Stone

Harlan Fiske Stone  

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(born Chesterfield, N.H., 11 October 1872; died Washington, D.C., 22 April 1946). He was a legal educator, lawyer, associate justice (1925–41), and chief justice (1941–46) of the U.S. Supreme Court. ...
History and Law

History and Law  

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The relationship between history and law can be understood from at least two fundamentally different perspectives. First, the relationship can be approached from the vantage point of law practice and ...
Home Building and Loan Association v. Blaisdell

Home Building and Loan Association v. Blaisdell  

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290 U.S. 398 (1934), argued 8 and 9 Nov. 1933, decided 8 June 1934 by vote of 5 to 4; Hughes for the Court, Sutherland, Butler, McReynolds, and Van Devanter in dissent. The Court's decision in Home ...
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 ...
inherent powers

inherent powers  

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In the law of international organizations, and allied to the doctrine of implied powers, there is a view that international organizations have powers beyond those expressed in their constituent ...
James Clark McReynolds

James Clark McReynolds  

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Associate Justice, 1914–41• Born: Feb. 3, 1862, Elkton, Ky.• Education: Vanderbilt University, B.S., 1882; University of Virginia, LL.B., 1884• Previous government service: assistant U.S. attorney, ...
Judiciary Act of 1925

Judiciary Act of 1925  

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This Judiciary Act gave the U.S. Supreme Court expanded power to decide which cases it would accept or reject from lower courts. By limiting the number of cases the Court ...
Massachusetts v. Mellon

Massachusetts v. Mellon  

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262 U.S. 447 (1923), argued 3 and 4 May 1923, decided 4 June 1923 by vote of 9 to 0; Sutherland for the Court. In 1921 Congress passed the Sheppard-Towner Act, which provided federal grants to ...
Moore v. Dempsey

Moore v. Dempsey  

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261 U.S. 86 (1923), argued 9 Jan. 1923, decided 19 Feb. 1923 by vote of 6 to 2; Holmes for the Court, McReynolds and Sutherland in dissent, Clarke not participating. Moore resulted from a racial ...
Morehead v. New York Ex Rel. Tipaldo

Morehead v. New York Ex Rel. Tipaldo  

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298 U.S. 587 (1936), argued 28–29 Apr. 1936, decided 1 June 1936 by vote of 5 to 4; Butler for the Court, Hughes, Stone, Brandeis, and Cardozo in dissent. Perhaps the most unpopular decision of the ...
National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.

National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.  

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• 301 U.S. 1 (1937)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Hughes• Dissenting: Sutherland, Van Devanter, McReynolds, and Butler• 301 U.S. 1 (1937)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Hughes[...]
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 ...
New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann

New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann  

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285 U.S. 262 (1932), argued 19 Feb. 1932, decided 21 Mar. 1932 by vote of 6 to 2; Sutherland for the Court, Brandeis in dissent; Cardozo not participating. In New State Ice, the Supreme Court ...
Powell v. Alabama

Powell v. Alabama  

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• 287 U.S. 45 (1932)• Vote: 7–2• For the Court: Sutherland• Dissenting: Butler and McReynolds• 287 U.S. 45 (1932)• Vote: 7–2• For the Court: Sutherland• Dissenting: Butler and McReynolds[...]
privacy

privacy  

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N.The right to be left alone and to keep certain matters secluded from public view, as recognized in Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act1998. The right ...

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