The popular view was always that FDR's ill-advised 1937 court-packing scheme nonetheless nudged the Supreme Court justices to alter their thinking on the New Deal, but change may already have been happening.
the source: “The Debate Over the Constitutional Revolution of 1937: Introduction” by Alan Brinkley and “The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and the New Deal” by Laura Kalman, both in American Historical Review, Oct. 2005.
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