Week Five :: July 22–29
The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?
The new American president is likely to nominate several justices to the Supreme Court, shaping the future of our country and, in particular, how we govern ourselves for decades to come.
- What impact have presidential appointments to the Court had on major Court decisions?
- What potential appointments are looming in the 45th president’s first term, and what impact can those appointments have on major cases before the Court?
- How has the balance of power among the three branches of government changed throughout the Court’s history?