The Future of the Supreme Court

Jeffrey Toobin talked about the state of the nation’s highest court and its future under a new administration. Topics included… read more

Jeffrey Toobin talked about the state of the nation’s highest court and its future under a new administration. Topics included recent cases such as photo identification for voters and lethal injection. Mr. Toobin claimed that Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito joining the Court have made it politically paritsan. He talked about the confirmation process and possible Democratic apppointments. He was interviewed on stage by Linda Greenhouse, New York Times Supreme Court correspondent. Then he answered questions from members of the audience.

Jeffrey Toobin is the author of The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, published by Doubleday. Linda Greenhouse is the author of Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun’s Supreme Court Journey, published by Times Books.

This event, “The Future of the Supreme Court,” of the New York Times Arts and Leisure Week (formerly Weekend) was held at The Times Center. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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New York, New York, United States
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Feb 2, 2008

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  • Feb 02, 2008 | 6:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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