Division and Discord: The Supreme Court Under Stone and Vinson, 1941-1953
Division and Discord offers a comprehensive appraisal of the Supreme Court during the fractious period that bridged the court-packing fight of the Hughes years and the rights explosion of the Warren era. During the dozen years that Melvin I. Urofsky reviews in this volume, the Court ruled on a range of controversial cases, including the internment of the Japanese, the guilt of the Rosenbergs, and the crimes of Nazi saboteurs. At the same time the judicial body struggled internally to balance the strong wills of some of the most important figures in U.S. judicial history - Hugo Black, Felix Frankfurter, William O. Douglas, and Robert M. Jackson.
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The Stone Court
The Court at War
The Expansion of Individual Rights
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