The Supreme Court After Scalia

Monday, February 15, 2016

I’ve written about the future of the Supreme Court after Scalia over at Jacobin. Here’s a taste:

We should not chase after the fantasy of exploiting Scalia’s absence to reconstitute a liberal-majority Court — and not merely because any possible Democratic president in 2017 is likely to lack the political support needed for successful judicial appointments.

We should instead explore and promote options that would subordinate the Supreme Court to political control. Now is the right moment to dream of a chastened Court and to envision how that dream may become a reality.

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