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Fliter, John A., 1959-
Fighting foreclosure : the Blaisdell case, the contract clause, and the Great Depression / John A. Fliter and Derek S. Hoff
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KF228.B575 F55 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Blaisdell, John Hoyt, 1888-1975 -- Trials, litigation, etc
Blaisdell, Rosella, 1886-1984 -- Trials, litigation, etc
United States. Constitution -- Contract clause
Subject(s) Foreclosure -- United States
Mortgage loans -- Law and legislation -- United States
Physical Description x, 222 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Origins of the contract clause -- The Supreme Court and the contract clause prior to Blaisdell -- "And we don't mean maybe" : farmers demand a holiday -- Passing the Minnesota Mortgage Moratorium Act -- The Minnesota Mortgage Moratorium Act in state court -- The Hughes Court : four horsemen, three musketeers, and two swingers -- The Supreme Court decides : a "rational compromise between individual rights and public welfare" -- Reaction to the Blaisdell decision -- The death of the contract cause? -- Postscript on the Great Recession's mortgage crisis -- Relevant cases -- Chronology
NOTE 521700
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Alternate Author Hoff, Derek S

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