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'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms
'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms

Erwin Chemerinsky has made an exemplary career out of teaching, writing and lecturing about the U.S. Supreme Court. And though he has strongly liberal views, he is widely admired for his ability to explain the work of the court in a way that is thoughtful, clear and fair. But in his new book, he says he regrets having painted "a generally favorable picture" of the court for generations of law students. "I discovered in my own mind I have been making excuses for the Court," says Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine Law School. "The Supreme Court is not the institution that I once revered." With the mission to set the record straight, he weighs the...

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