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After Trump taps textualist Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court, the confirmation fight ahead and potential impact on midterm elections

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk”interviewed Jody Armourof the USC Gould School about President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee and the possible impact on civil rights and midterm elections. Jody Armour said it was an opportunity for all Americans to reflect on what we want from our courts. Do we want our judges to Read more…

The Nine

The Nine is Jeffrey Toobin’s reveals the lives of post-WWII Supreme Court Justices. He explores the notion of ideology and politics within the role of the judicial branch. We’ve chosen this 2007 title as a general look at the Supreme Court in order to discuss rule of law, personal politics, and the judicial branch more broadly.

Is Judge Stevens Right on the Money?

by  Jeremy Loudenback The Supreme Court’s recent decision to dismantle limits on campaign contributions has elicited a fervid reaction from many quarters. But it turns out that legal experts and those worried about the influence of political organizations funded by wealthy individuals aren’t the only ones concerned with the issue of abolition of Read more…

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