24 - Congress decided to deal with the agriculture prices...

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Unformatted text preview: Congress decided to deal with the agriculture prices by having an NIRA- industries voluntarily come together to employ codes that would cover an entire industry- prices, wages, hours fair competition that stops the fall of prices- National Industrial Recovery Act 4 Horsemen Supreme Court Justices FDR eventually able to make appointments, but not right away- Hughes wrong opinion in Home Building and Loan Association v. Blaisdell (1934) o Delayed payment of Minnesota mortgages so did not violate labor of contract upheld the law o Schechter v. United States attempt to deal with economic crisis (1935)- Chicken Industry 96% of the chickens that came into Manhattan came across state lines- Schechter family bought chickens at the terminals resale and retail business- Gov argues violating wage and hour provisions of the code o Also violating the killing of the code picking which chickens, even though supposed to sell chickens by the coup- Also charged for selling sick chickens Ruled unconstitutional because was not adhering to the separation of powers- Problem of delegation not enough specificity for what the president could do- Congress is supposed to legislate, not the president pres is supposed to execute laws...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 169 taught by Professor Berry during the Spring '10 term at UPenn.

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