Upload

Loading...

Hartmann: Who told the Supreme Court they could overturn laws?

1,606 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Uploaded on Oct 4, 2011

Clark Neily, Institute for Justice vs. Thom Hartmann. The essential question during this Supreme Court session will be - just what kind of court does Justice John Roberts preside over? Is it be a court that respects legal precedent - or a court that engages in judicial activism? During his confirmation hearing - Roberts talked about the important of precedents. Yet - in the Citizens United decision last year - the Roberts court overturned a century of election law in America to affirm that money is a form of free speech and declare that corporations both domestic and foreign can spend unlimited amounts of their corporate treasure chests to influence American elections. So with a slew of politically charged cases on the agenda this year - just how dangerous could the Roberts' Court judicial activism be to this nation? And - is it about time to reform how the high court does business? Plus - Where in the Constitution does it say that the Supreme Court has the right to strike down laws passed by Congress and signed by the President - Judicial Review? Where in the Constitution does it say that Congress and the President must do what SCOTUS says?

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...