After the controversy around the recent swearing-in of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, questions have been raised around the court’s place in American politics and whether it possesses too much political power. Maria Armoudian spoke with one of the preeminent constitutional law scholars in the United States, Erwin Chemerinsky, about what is wrong with the Supreme Court and how it can be fixed.
Erwin Chemerinsky is the Dean of Berkeley Law School. He is an expert in constitutional law and is the author of The Case Against the Supreme Court.
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