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Unformatted text preview: ii. 1937-1981- Liberal majority iii. 1982-now-Moderate Majority e. 1937- the shift from conservative to liberal i. FDR ii. Supreme court was controlled by conservatives 6C-3L iii. Fireside chats were aimed at Supreme Court that if they didnt start passing the laws he would pack the House and Liberals would overrule the Conservatives 1. Threat was enough to go from a 6C-3L to a 4C-5L 3. Current Cases i. Texas vs. EPA 1. Environmental Protection Agency wants to lower standards to have cleaner air standards. 2. Article 1 Section 1 of Constitution: all legislative power shall be vested in the Congress 3. Literalists argument bringing this article using the word ALL 4. How can EPA create a law when they arent Congress. This is an argument 5. State of Texas may base this case on 10 th amendment. ii. Free Speech 1. Corporations get a little more free speech but not as much....
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- Spring '08