It's more crucial that a Democrat wins in November than you realize: A liberal Supreme Court could have seismic effect on American life
I’ve argued, to the chagrin of many Sanders supporters, that regardless of who wins the Democratic nomination, we have a moral imperative to ensure a Republican doesn’t win the White House in 2016. There are many reasons for this, but among the most important – and obvious – is the Supreme Court.
In a new piece for The Atlantic, Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, asks a critical question: What would it mean to have a liberal Supreme Court? Campaign finance, gun laws, voting rights, abortion rights – all of these are hugely consequential issues that the court could decide upon.