Supreme Court decisions on New Deal Programs, 1934-1937

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Citation Date Parties Vote Decision Majority opinion Dissent(s)
290 U.S. 398 (1934) 01/08/34 Home Bldg. & Loan Ass'n v. Blaisdell 5-4 Minnesota moratorium on mortgages held constitutional Hughes Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
291 U.S. 502 (1934) 03/05/34 Nebbia v. People of State of New York 5-4 N.Y. board to set min. and max. retail prices for milk held constitutional Roberts Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
293 U.S. 388 (1935) 01/07/35 Panama Refining Co. v. Ryan 8-1 "Hot oil" provision of NIRA held unconstitutional Hughes Cardozo
294 U.S. 317 (1935) 02/18/35 Nortz v. United States 5-4 America's going off the gold standard held constitutional Hughes Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
294 U.S. 330 (1935) 02/18/35 Perry v. United States 5-4 America's going off the gold standard held constitutional Hughes Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
294 U.S. 240 (1935) 02/18/35 Norman v. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 5-4 America's going off the gold standard held constitutional Hughes Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
295 U.S. 330 (1935) 05/06/35 Railroad Retirement Board v. Alton R. Co. 5-4 Railroad Pension Act held unconstitutional Roberts Brandeis, Cardozo, Hughes, Stone
295 U.S. 495 (1935) 05/27/35 A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corporation v. United States 9-0 NIRA held unconstitutional Hughes -
295 U.S. 602 (1935) 05/27/35 Humphrey's Ex'r v. United States 9-0 Humphrey's dismissal from FTC ruled to have been unjustified Sutherland -
295 U.S. 555 (1935) 05/27/35 Louisville Joint Stock Land Bank v. Radford 9-0 Frazier-Lemke Act (mortgage moratoria) held unconstitutional Brandeis -
297 U.S. 1 (1936) 01/06/36 U.S. v. Butler 6-3 AAA processing tax held unconstitutional Roberts Brandeis, Cardozo, Stone
297 U.S. 288 (1936) 02/17/36 Ashwander v. Tennessee Valley Authority 8-1 Operation of TVA's Wilson Dam held constitutional Hughes -
298 U.S. 238 (1936) 05/18/36 Carter v. Carter Coal Co. 6-3 Bituminous Coal Conservation Act held unconstitutional Sutherland Brandeis, Cardozo, Stone
298 U.S. 587 (1936) 06/01/36 Morehead v. New York ex rel. Tipaldo 5-4 N.Y. minimum wage law held unconstitutional Butler Brandeis, Cardozo, Hughes, Stone
300 U.S. 379 (1937) 03/29/37 West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish 5-4 Washington State minimum wage law for women held constitutional Hughes Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
301 U.S. 1 (1937) 04/12/37 N.L.R.B. v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. 5-4 Wagner Act held constitutional Hughes Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
301 U.S. 495 (1937) 05/24/37 Carmichael v. Southern Coal & Coke Co. 6-3 Old-age pensions provision of Social Security Act held constitutional Stone Butler, Sutherland, Van Devanter
301 U.S. 548 (1937) 05/24/37 Chas. C. Steward Mach. Co. v. Davis 5-4 Unemployment insurance provision of Social Security Act held constitutional Cardozo Butler, McReynolds, Sutherland, Van Devanter
301 U.S. 619 (1937) 05/24/37 Helvering v. Davis 7-2 Unemployment insurance provision of Social Security Act held constitutional Cardozo Butler, McReynolds
Table researched and prepared by Rene Lindstaedt

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