Supreme Court Justices make unlikely political candidates

Commentator Bill Kristol recently proposed that Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito enter the Republican presidential race. While that may be the longest of long shots, it does raise some interesting historical points about the Justices as political candidates.


Book Excerpt: Ruffled Collars

In this excerpt from the new book, “Sisters In Law,” author Linda Hirshman looks at the legacies of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court bench.

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