A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corporation v. United States (Great American Court Cases)
Legal Citation: 295 U.S. 495 (1935)
A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corporation
That the code of fair business practice established under the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 could not affect its business because the code did not have the force of law.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Donald P. Richberg
Justices for the Court
Louis D. Brandeis, Pierce Butler, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Charles Evans Hughes (writing for the Court), James Clark McReynolds, Owen Josephus Roberts, Harlan Fiske Stone, George Sutherland, Willis Van Devanter
Date of Decision
27 May 1935
That the federal legislation establishing the National Recovery Administration was unconstitutional in that it delegated too much law-making power to non-governmental individuals.
The decision overturned the major effort of the first administration of Franklin...
(The entire section is 1076 words.)
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