March 01, 2014

Vantage Point

Andrea L. Rimer

President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said: “We want a Supreme Court which will do justice under the Constitution—not over it. In our courts we want a government of laws and not of men.” While the judicial system continually strives to uphold the rule of law, the influence of the individual men and women on the Supreme Court in determining the scope and limits of those laws is, at the same time, undeniable.

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