The New Deal Lawyers

The New Deal Lawyers

Peter H. Irons


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From the perspective of young lawyers in three key New Deal agencies, this book traces the path of crucial constitutional test cases during the years from 1933 to 1937.


Peter H. Irons:
Peter H. Irons is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. His books include Justice at War: The Inside Story of the Japanese American Internment (Oxford) and The Courage of Their Convictions: Sixteen Americans Who Fought Their Way to the Supreme Court (Free Press/Viking Penguin).