Supreme Court justices are not chosen by or accountable to American voters, yet they have immense power to shape our politics and our lives. Now 16 years after the court’s defining role in the 2000 election, the death of Justice Antonin Scalia has put the Supreme Court squarely at the center of another presidential race. As debate rages over his replacement, join Keli Goff as she interviews experts on the evolving image of the court in American society and the role its decisions on issues such as immigration and reproductive rights this year may play in the presidential election and beyond.
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Linda Hirshman, lawyer and author of “Sisters in Law,” a biography on the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund president and director-counsel
Ari Melber, MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent
About the Series
This election season, sidestep the horserace and join us for our only-in-New York cocktail party and conversation series for the politically curious. This is not another partisan shoutfest or predictable pundit roundtable. These are conversations that will be clever, passionate and political, yet civil. Thoughtful contrarianism is encouraged. Talking points are not.
Part of The NEXT New York Conversation series which brings together changemakers, newsmakers and tastemakers to illuminate relevant topics that are redefining and reshaping our 21st century.
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