09/24/2020 - Richard Lazarus

Partisan fight over Supreme Court could affect issues and image

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“The nomination battle is a huge threat to the court,” said Richard Lazarus, a Harvard law professor who closely studies the justices. “The chief justice and most of the associate justices believe strongly in the court’s image as a nonpartisan institution. But it is a battle they will lose if the other two branches insist on making the court into a partisan political institution.”

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