October 25, 2018
Supreme Court Reform: October 2018 Panel Discussion
Mark SchmittDirector, Political Reform Program and Senior Advisor, Leadership Team, New America
Kara SteinVice President of Program and Policy, American Constitution Society
Kimberly AtkinsChief Washington Reporter and Columnist, Boston Herald MSNBC Contributor
Aziz HuqFrank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
Robert BauerProfessor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, NYU School of Law; Former White House Counsel to President Obama
Amanda FrostProfessor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
Ganesh SitaramanChancellor Faculty Fellow, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School
ACS Panel Debates Proposals to Reform Supreme Court
On October 25, ACS and New America hosted a panel discussion, "Reforming the Court."
Proposals to alter the composition of the Supreme Court have been around for some time and have multiplied in recent years as the judicial nominations process has grown increasingly contentious.
With Republican Senators refusing to even hold a hearing for Merrick Garland, and with the recent confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, some claim the Court has never been this politicized and partisan. What can be done to save its legitimacy?