The X-Ray Podcast

Supremely Unpopular


A majority of Americans increasingly question the Supreme Court’s authority. Deeply controversial decisions have sparked public outrage, raising concerns about the Court’s legitimacy and its outsized impact on American democracy.

Fernando digs into the Court’s growing unpopularity with Michael Waldman, president and CEO of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Waldman is a constitutional lawyer and expert on the presidency and American democracy. His latest book is The Supermajority: How the Supreme Court Divided America. Waldman served on the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States in 2021.

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