Video Clip: The History of Expanding the Supreme Court

Description

University of Michigan Law School professor and Supreme Court historian Richard Friedman discussed how the Constitution addresses the size of the Supreme Court and explained the history attempts to expand the number of sitting justices.

6 minutes

Keywords

  • Chief Justice
  • Court Packing
  • Diversity
  • Federalists
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Judiciary
  • Judiciary Committee
  • Landslide
  • Norms
  • Supreme Court

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