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Letter from Herbert S. Hadley to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Hadley, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1872-1927
Date:
1912-03-03
Description:
Governor Hadley expresses the concerns of Missouri Republican leadership over Theodore Roosevelt's support for the recall of judges and judicial decisions. While they are in favor of the initiative and referendum, the recall of judges threatens the independence of the judiciary. Hadley interpreted Roosevelt's recent speeches as a warning that the recall of judges could be a last resort and suggests that Roosevelt clarify his position to lessen the "popular alarm."
Subject:
Recall, Recall of judicial decisions, Judicial independence, Constitutional amendments, Campaign management, Referendum--U.S. states, Politicians--Public opinion, Speeches, addresses, etc., Press and politics, Conservatism--U.S. states, Missouri, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o78998
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