Author and lawyer Ilya Shapiro joined JWI deputy director Garrett Snedeker and intern Spencer Reeves to discuss his new book, Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America’s Highest Court (Regnery). Shapiro’s book concerns the partisan battles over Supreme Court nominations that have become a focal point in judicial politics in the past few decades. They discuss the history of partisan Supreme Court nominations, the role of game theory in Supreme Court nominations, and the possible Supreme Court reforms that can finally end the partisan battles.
Ilya Shapiro is the director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute. He holds an AB from Princeton University, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School, where he became a Tony Patiño Fellow.
Supreme Disorder is available for purchase from Regnery here.