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How Does a Bad Start End?

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Book/film List / Democracy's Constitution

Erwin Chemerinsky’s excellent new book The Case Against the Supreme  Court points out a lot of problems plaguing our constitutional process, but I would like to focus on one vice early on that  infects  the whole—- the fact the nominees to the Supreme Court routinely misstate  their views on constitutional issues during their confirmation hearings. Remember that these hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee are the only place where  nominees to an extremely powerful post with […]