Supreme Court

The Subjugation of the Deplorables

On June 27, 2019, the Supreme Court handed down its ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York, a case pertaining to the Trump-era Census Bureau’s decision to ask census recipients if they were U.S. citizens. The majority opinion, written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, was one of the most tortured pieces of legal writing

PODCAST: Ilya Shapiro on “Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America’s Highest Court”

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.

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