Photo credit: @julesdwit.
A not-for-profit media organization supported by people like you.
The US Supreme Court (Front, L-R: Justices Kennedy, Stevens, Roberts, Scalia, Thomas. Back, L-R: Alito, Jr., Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor
Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick talks about what part public opinion should play in evaluating constitutional issues.
Citezen's United was nothing but a garbage decision by an activist court. i find it interesting (read: the height of hypocrisy) that the right-wing, who go on and on about "activist judges" say nothing about the clearly activist judges on the Supreme Court who made such a laughable decision like Citizens United.
The right-wing radical activist controlled court has made a mockery of the system and the institution.
Tying in to AG Schneiderman's segment- when the public on the left, the right (at least the anti-corporate welfare Tea Party types), and moderates down the middle all think that Citizens United is a horrible law, the court can't ignore it. Why doesn't Congress pass a law that basically overturns Citizens United and let it go straight back to the court if they want to review it again? Citizens United is a travesty and undermines democracy as we know it
Email addresses are required but never displayed.
Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
Subscribe on iTunes
BL Weekend: Reggie Love, Immunization, SCOTUS Update & That Dress
WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York's flagship public radio
stations, broadcasting the finest programs from NPR, PRI and American Public Media, as well as a wide range of award-winning local
programming. WNYC is a division of
New York Public Radio.