The conservative shift on the Supreme Court will arguably be one of the most lasting legacies of the Bush administration. Now some legal scholars and activists say the American left needs an answer to Justices Antonin Scalia and John Roberts — an articulate voice for a liberal interpretation of the Constitution. We speak with Cass Sunstein, a legal scholar and informal Barack Obama adviser, about what an ideal court nominee would look like.


  • Cass Sunstein Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Co-author, "Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness" (Caravan)

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