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Jurisdiction and Constitutional Crisis

65 Florida L. Rev. Forum 1

3 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2013  

William Baude

University of Chicago - Law School

Date Written: March 25, 2013


Gerard Magliocca shows that President Roosevelt planned to resist an adverse decision in the Gold Clause Cases. But even Roosevelt's planned resistance was actually consistent with the Constitution. The puzzle is why.

Keywords: jurisdiction, judgment, Roosevelt, President, Supreme Court, gold, Perry, Lincoln, Dred Scott, Magliocca, necessity

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Baude, William, Jurisdiction and Constitutional Crisis (March 25, 2013). 65 Florida L. Rev. Forum 1. Available at SSRN:

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