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Video: The Supreme Court – Polarized or Pragmatic?

Ilya Shapiro

The Supreme Court has been in transition for nearly a decade. It has been impacted by politics, “cancel culture” and what appears to be a lack of historical perspective among court-watchers and activists. From its origins as a quiet authority on the constitutionality of bills passed by the legislature and signed into law, it has become as politicized as the rest of the government.

Join JPC Fellow and Director of Constitutional Studies at the Manhattan Institute Ilya Shapiro as he explains how, “Unlikely events brought us to the point where the Constitution is now interpreted according to what it says rather than alternative theories of social justice-seeking. On such hinges does history swing.”