Posted on 11/03/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, you can likely agree that the Supreme Court has rarely seemed as powerful — and polarized — as it does today.
Author David A. Kaplan, a former legal affairs editor at Newsweek, where he covered the Supreme Court for a decade, couldn’t agree more with that assessment.
So he wrote a book on it, titled The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside The Supreme Court's Assault On The Constitution, based on a number of interviews he did with past and present justices, law clerks, and congressional and White House officials.
He gives NPR’s Terry Gross a glimpse into his finding and his predictions in a long interview on Fresh Air.
Listen below or read the transcript on NPR’s website.
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