Have our courts been purchased?
- March 17, 2021
- February 24, 2021We need a fundamental debate about our flawed and archaic founding document.
- January 8, 2021
There is no “moving on” or “looking to the future” without first facing the truth. And that means legally holding responsible everyone who helped to create the criminal syndicate that took over our government and morally, everyone who supported it.
- November 12, 2020Originalists believe that all that the original text of the Constitution should stand, as written, in the late 18th century. Originalists often refer to jurists who take the stance that the Constitution is a living document as “activist” judges.
- October 26, 2020Moyers on Democracy takes a look at a new generation of judges.
- October 24, 2020
This version of our government is not popular. Republican senators who will vote for Barrett represent 14.3 million fewer Americans than the Democratic senators who oppose her confirmation. Schumer today warned his Republican colleagues: “The majority has trampled over norms, rules, standards, honor, values, any of them that could possibly stand in its monomaniacal pursuit to put someone on the court who will take away the rights of so many Americans.”
- ‘Look for Power in the Shadows’: Watch Sheldon Whitehouse Shine Light on ‘Dark Money Operation’ Behind GOP Supreme Court TakeoverOctober 22, 2020
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse used his 30 minutes of allotted time during Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing not to ask questions of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett—who repeatedly dodged the straightforward questions of other lawmakers—but to deliver a detailed presentation on the sprawling "dark money operation" fueling the right-wing takeover of the U.S. judicial system.
- August 25, 2017The president is moving at a rapid clip to put ideological allies on the bench.
- April 5, 2017The moral test, which asks whether a nominee’s opinions adversely or positively will affect the lives of ordinary Americans, is far more important than what they've been trying to talk about in Gorsuch's confirmation hearings.
- April 11, 2014An interview with Steven Teles, author of The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement.