The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Republican promise to replace her with Amy Coney Barrett has profound implications for American politics and policy. How will the decision shape public policy, the checks and balances of the constitution and the 2020 election? Doug Becker speaks with John Vile and Mark Peterson.

John Vileย is a Professor of Political Science at Middle Tennessee University. He is an expert in constitutional law and is the co-author ofย Constitutional Law in Contemporary America, Vol. 1: Institutions, Politics, and Process.

Mark Petersonย is a Professor of Law at UCLA. He is an expert in American politics and is the author ofย Legislating Together: The White House and Capitol Hill from Eisenhower to Reagan.

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