Friday, September 24, 2010

Pildes on Sheshol in Jotwell

Over at Jotwell, Richard Pildes, New York University School of Law, has published The Court and Politics: What Is the Lesson of FDR's Confrontation with the Court, which is a review of Jeff Shesol's Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt's vs. The Supreme Court. His conclusion: "Supreme Power is a galvanizing read, full of arresting detail about a subject I wrongly assumed I knew more than enough about, but it also poses a sobering challenge to the view that the Court is inevitably constrained to be a 'majoritarian' institution." The rest is here.