The petition advocates "absolute neutrality" regarding the war in Europe, and it suggests that it would be unconstitutional for the federal government to call for troops or enact conscription legislation.
The first passage reviews the basic terms of the federal child labor law (which had recently been declared unconstitutional) and explains the scope of this project: "Practically no attention was given in this study to the establishments to which...
This article describes a suit filed in federal court to protest a Montgomery city ordinance requiring segregated parks and recreation facilities. The eight African Americans, represented by attorney Solomon S. Seay, Jr., ask that the ordinance be...
In the message Wallace asks the president why he plans to send federal troops to handle the violent situation in Birmingham. He insists that local government officials and state troops have the matter under control, and he suggests that federal...
In the message Wallace maintains that the president's dispatch of federal troops to Birmingham, Alabama, was unconstitutional. He insists that local government officials and state troops "are able and have not failed or refused to suppress domestic...
In the statement Wallace announces that the state intends to file a federal lawsuit to determine if the president's actions have been unconstitutional: "The great men who wrote the Constitution did not intend for the President to have any such...
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