The Chief Justiceship of Charles Evans Hughes, 1930-1941
"Written with an appreciation for both the legal and historical contexts, this comprehensive volume explores how the Hughes Court removed constitutional impediments to the development of the administrative state by relaxing restrictions previously invoked to nullify federal and state economic regulatory legislation. Ross maps the expansion of safeguards for freedoms of speech, press, and religion and the extension of rights of criminal defendants and racial minorities. He holds that the Hughes Court's germinal decisions championing the rights of African Americans helped to lay the legal foundations for the civil rights movement."--BOOK JACKET.
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A Chief Justiceship Begun in Controversy
Mixed Signals on Regulatory Legislation 19301934
Blocking the New Deal 19351936
Evolution and Revolution 1937
Economic Decisions 19371941
The Due Process Revolution
Steps toward Racial Equality
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