JUDICIARY: Almighty President

To Franklin Roosevelt last week came a rare pleasure. The Supreme Court has long seemed bent on limiting his authority, denying him powers which Congress was glad to yield. NRA and the Oil Code were both adjudged unconstitutional delegations of legislative power to the Executive. Last week the Court, sounding not unlike a Psalmist lauding the Almighty, proclaimed the President's supreme might & majesty in a "vast external realm."

In May 1934, Congress, to help stop bloody war in the Chaco jungles, authorized the President to forbid shipment of U. S. arms and...

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