Mark Tushnet

Mark Tushnet is the author of A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court and the Future of Constitutional Law.

Recent Articles

The Roberts/Alito Court

We already know some of the dynamics of President Bush's nomination of Judge Samuel Alito: the president's low approval ratings, driven lower by defections from his base during the Harriet Miers episode, and his need to recapture some political ground by shifting attention from corruption and incompetence to a Supreme Court nominee who can't be challenged as an incompetent crony.