White House posts paper on SCOTUS reform background

June 28, 2021


Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States
The Contemporary Debate over Supreme Court Reform: Origins and Perspectives
Written Statement of Nikolas Bowie Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Yet if you look at the history of the judicial review of federal legislation, the principal “minority” most often protected by the Court is the wealthy.44 In contrast with electoral politics—where all citizens are formally equal in their possession of a single vote—wealthy litigants can muster the skills, time, money, influence, and capacity to challenge the same piece of legislation over and over again in court.

via – whitehouse.gov

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