Has the Supreme Court become too powerful and too unstable? One Pulitzer-prize winning historian says the founding fathers would not recognize today’s court, and expects a conflict with the President or the legislative branch may soon lead to a showdown over the balance of power between our three branches of government.


  • James MacGregor Burns Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus, Williams College; Author, "Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court" (Penguin)

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