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The Hughes Court [electronic resource] : justices, rulings, and legacy / Michael E. Parrish.

By: Parrish, Michael E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: ABC-CLIO Supreme Court handbooks: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 343 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1576077373 (electronic bk.); 9781576077375 (electronic bk.); 1280720557; 9781280720550.Subject(s): United States. Supreme Court -- History | Constitutional history -- United States | Hughes, Charles E. (Charles Evans), 1862-1948 | United States. Supreme Court | LAW -- Government -- Federal | USA (Law)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hughes Court.DDC classification: 347.73/2634/09 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Hughes Court and the period -- The justices -- Major decisions -- Legacy and impact.
Summary: Charles Evans Hughes presided over the Supreme Court during a period of unprecedented economic, social and political turmoil - the Great Depression. This work surveys the Hughes Court (1930-1941) and its era, offering new insights. The author contends that the Court set the broad framework for the nation's constitutional history that followed during the next half century.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-315) and index.

The Hughes Court and the period -- The justices -- Major decisions -- Legacy and impact.

Charles Evans Hughes presided over the Supreme Court during a period of unprecedented economic, social and political turmoil - the Great Depression. This work surveys the Hughes Court (1930-1941) and its era, offering new insights. The author contends that the Court set the broad framework for the nation's constitutional history that followed during the next half century.

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