Politics and the Supreme Court
Martin Garbus Published in the NY Times
| By: Martin Garbus
A constitutional lawyer says politics decides cases. So it has been, and will be.
To the Editor:
Re “What’s the Point of the Supreme Court?,” by David A. Kaplan (Op-Ed, Sept. 5):
By 1857, the time of the Dred Scott case upholding slavery, we knew that politics more than law decided cases.
In the 1930s, we had the Supreme Court striking down President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s new regulations until he threatened to pack the court and the same judges upheld what they had previously rejected.
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