August 26, 2015

Is the U.S. Supreme Court Going Liberal?

With major decisions in favor of LGBT rights, fair housing and the Affordable Care Act, many have asked if the Supreme Court is shifting leftward. However, these progressive decisions are counterbalanced by the expansion of gun rights, restrictions on the EPA's authority under the Clean Water Act, and a variety of anti-choice decisions.

On Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, constitutional law scholar Erwin Chemerinsky joined the ACS San Diego Lawyer Chapter to discuss current Supreme Court trends from recent terms and the merits of the opinion that these trends are evidence of a concerted leftward movement in the Court’s constitutional interpretation. Listen to the discussion here. 

To listen, please click on the audio.  Right click and select "Save Link As..." to save audio to your computer to listen in your audio player of choice. The discussion starts at 1:10.