James R. Copland joins City Journal editor Brian Anderson to discuss President Trump’s impact on the federal courts, the appointment of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, and the diversity in conservative judicial philosophy emerging today.

The director of legal policy at the Manhattan Institute, where he is a senior fellow, James Copland has written and spoken widely on how to improve America’s civil- and criminal-justice systems. “Toward a Less Dangerous Judicial Branch,” his article (coauthored with Rafael A. Mangual) assessing Trump’s court appointments, appears in the Winter 2019 issue of City Journal.

More information and transcript available at City Journal.

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  1. colleenb Member

    I am becoming interested in Justice Alito. I think he is writing some good decisions but is not the lightening rod that Justice Thomas is. Perhaps an article or podcast about him sometime?

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    • January 30, 2019, at 12:36 PM PDT
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