Thursday, July 1, 2010

Why Don't People Get the U.S. Supreme Court?

Appellate lawyer, Akin Gump partner, and SCOTUS creator/blogger Tom Goldstein tackles the "received wisdoms that the Supreme Court is an easily categorized institution and that the Justices are committedly 'liberal' or 'conservative,' with Justice Kennedy as the lone swing vote," as well as the omnipresent accusation of "judicial activism," here.