The Future of the Supreme Court and American Democracy
- Wednesday, December 15, 2021
- Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | 6:30 pm ET | $44 (Members $32; Chairman’s Council, Free)
Among many changes being considered for the Supreme Court are the Court’s role in the Constitution, the length of service of the justices, and the size of the Court. How could these and other reforms impact the three branches of government? And what are the Constitutional consequences of the January 6 insurrection, when one branch of government attacks another?
Philip Bobbitt, a leading constitutional scholar, is Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence at Columbia Law School. Roderick M. Hills Jr. is William T. Comfort, III Professor of Law at NYU School of Law. Akhil Reed Amar (moderator), a New-York Historical Society trustee, is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and the author of The Words That Made Us: America's Constitutional Conversation, 1760–1840.
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