Geoffrey Stone has spent a career studying, writing and thinking about the highest court in the United States, in particular around issues of free speech and free expression.
Never before has he been so pessimistic for where the judiciary branch is headed. “I think we are potentially on the verge of moving into an era that was utterly unimaginable at any time in our history before.”
Stone discusses the growing politicization of justices, amid the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court; his insights on Roe v. Wade (Stone worked as a clerk to Justice William Brennan during the landmark decision); and his influential work on shaping the free expression policy at the University of Chicago.
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