The Federalist Society's outsized influence in shaping the Supreme Court

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President Trump will announce his Supreme Court pick this evening. He’s reportedly whittled his options down to four people. All are younger than 55, meaning they’re likely to be on the court for decades. They all come from a list compiled by the conservative Federalist Society.

Credits

Guest:
Amanda Hollis-Brusky - Pomona College, author of the book “Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution” - @HollisBrusky

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir