Marlon James' fictional account of the men behind a 1976 attempt to assassinate Bob Marley features a sprawling, gnarly cast of characters. We talk with him about the novel, his approach to writing and what it means to be part of the Caribbean diaspora living in the U.S.
Today’s Supreme Court often divides along ideological lines, especially on hot-button issues like abortion and civil rights. But some say a pro-business slant is actually bringing the Justices together. We explore how the Court approaches business-related cases, and why so many cases are being decided by a ‘reduced’ panel of justices.
- Jeffrey Rosen Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School; Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic; Author, "The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America" (Times Books)
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