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Politics and the Future of the Supreme Court

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Politics and the Future of the Supreme Court

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Politics and the Future of the Supreme Court

Politics and the Future of the Supreme Court

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One crucial job the next U.S. president will have is picking new federal judges, possibly including Supreme Court justices. We look at how the presidential election might affect the judicial branch.

Guests:

David Savage, Supreme Court reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Stephen Presser, law professor at Northwestern University School of Law. Legal affairs editor for Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture

David Strauss, professor of law at University of Chicago Law School. Former assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States, 1981-85.