It may be President George W. Bush’s most lasting imprint on Washington: a conservative Supreme Court, solidified by the addition of Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito to the bench. Now, Republican Senator John McCain is pledging to continue that tradition if he wins in November. We explore the basic tenets of conservative legal theory, and examine what a McCain nominee would look like.


  • Manus Cooney Former Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee (1989-2000); President and Founder, Potomac Counsel LLC

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