Judicial Governance

Publications

Preclearance as a Deterrent, Not as Detention
Anthony Marcum

INTRODUCTION
Following the “Bloody Sunday” attack on peaceful protestors in Selma, Alabama, Congress passed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which “employed extraordinary measures” to combat…

, The Shaun Thompson Show
Radio: The Shaun Thompson Show – SCOTUS Reforms
Anthony Marcum

From The Shaun Thompson Show:

Stores on the Mag Mile are warned about a rash of robberies. Then, Alderman Ray Lopez of the 15th ward joins Shaun to discuss what can be done about…

Radio: Are Changes Coming to The Supreme Court?
Anthony Marcum

From Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson:

President Biden’s Supreme Court commission released its first recommendations today, which may not please progressives who want to completely…

Three Takeaways from the Supreme Court Commission’s Preliminary Report
Anthony Marcum

Making good on a campaign pledge, President Joe Biden recently created a bipartisan commission to study and draft a report concerning potential reforms to the U.S. Supreme Court. Now, after summer…

, The Fulcrum
Covid consequence: Supreme Court will let you listen in live
Anthony Marcum

From The Fulcrum:

Anthony Marcum with the R Street Institute, a conservative good government think tank, lauded the court’s decision as sending “a powerful message that the court remains open for…

Request for Continued Access to Live Audio Streaming of Oral Arguments
Anthony Marcum

Dear Chief Justice Roberts:

The 76 undersigned civil society, media, disability rights, and government transparency organizations write to urge the Court to commit to providing live audio access…

, R Street Institute
Event: Scrutinizing the Role of Expertise and Scientific Evidence in the Legal and Regulatory Arenas
Devin Hartman & Anthony Marcum

When considering new science-based regulations, regulators are typically faced with imperfect information and must rely on past practices to weigh potentially…

, CATO
Promising News for New Judgeships
Anthony Marcum

From CATO:

As the R Street Institute’s Anthony Marcum has observed, “one political party has little incentive to award a president of another party the chance to nominate additional federal…

The Right—and Wrong—path for new Judgeship Legislation
Anthony Marcum

When it comes to the federal courts, the one thing Congressional Democrats, Republicans and the federal judiciary all agree on is that the lower courts need more judges. But for 30 years, Congress…

, The American Spectator
Supreme Rejection of California
Steven Greenhut

Democratic lawmakers depicted a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning California’s requirement that advocacy groups disclose their donors to the state as a nefarious attack on the…

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