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In the Name of War

Judicial Review and the War Powers since 1918

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674180680

Publication Date: 01/30/1989

370 pages


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  • 1. The War Powers at the Armistice: Where the Will Meets the Way
  • 2. Experiments in Socialism: Federal Control of the Rails and the Wires
  • 3. Wartime Prohibition: “A Freakish Legislative Child”
  • 4. The High Cost of Living: Recipe for Revolution
  • 5. The War on Radicalism: Prosecuting the American Heretic
  • 6. Censorship and the “Cowed Mind”: Perpetuating the Aura of Repression
  • 7. Judicial Review: Its Hour Come Round at Last
  • 8. The Tug-of-War over Rent Control: A Futile Exercise in Defiance
  • 9. Preserving the Legacy: The Timing of Judicial Intervention
  • Notes
  • Index

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