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The White courtroom: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy examines the workings and legacies of the very best court docket throughout the tenure of leader Justice Edward Douglass White. via specified discussions of landmark situations, this reference paintings explores the function the court docket performed in steerage the rustic via an period of monetary progress, racial discrimination, and foreign warfare.The White courtroom finds how the court docket demonstrated its maximum legacy, the "rule of reason," in antitrust circumstances opposed to the yank Tobacco corporation and conventional Oil, and the way it resolved controversies in regards to the enlargement of govt energy in the course of wartime. person profiles of the thirteen White courtroom justices describe their upward push to prominence and controversies surrounding their nominations, their paintings at the courtroom, judicial philosophies, very important judgements, and total influence.
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Statistics from the 1913 term provide evidence of his success in this area during the first two years of his leadership. 1). The emphasis on increased productivity prompted justices to produce shorter, more concise opinions. White also encouraged the brethren to avoid dealing with substantive issues in cases when the issue at hand could be dealt with on procedural grounds alone. S. Supreme Court. Acts passed in 1914, 1915, and 1916 gave the Court discretion over what cases it would hear on appeal from state courts.
Despite his research into Holmes’s judicial record, Roosevelt was destined to be disappointed in his first appointee. Holmes was not a consistent supporter of progressive reforms. It was his position that the job of the Court was not to consider the wisdom of laws passed by Congress, but to rule only on their constitutionality. Holmes believed that the Court should take a pragmatic approach to evaluating the contending arguments in a case. He was strongly committed to the democratic process. His expertise in the common law, along with his practical experience, contributed to the development of a coherent philosophy in his many decisions.
Supreme Court. Acts passed in 1914, 1915, and 1916 gave the Court discretion over what cases it would hear on appeal from state courts. They also eliminated Supreme Court review of cases concerning bankruptcy, trademark, and Federal Employers’ Liability Act issues. 1 Level of Agreement on the White Court Term Number 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 168 230 271 285 257 235 207 208 213 168 217 Concur w/o Concur Opinion 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 1 0 3 7 4 3 12 4 8 3 5 5 14 15 28 Dissent w/o Dissent Opinion 13 9 10 5 16 5 16 13 14 23 16 21 18 38 38 53 36 90 55 51 96 71 Other Per Curiam 0 8 18 9 15 10 6 8 18 8 2 23 45 38 54 50 69 76 77 83 75 62 Source: Adapted from A.
The White Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy (ABC-Clio Supreme Court Handbooks) by Rebecca S. Shoemaker