Guest: James D. Zirin, Author, "Supremely Partisan". Guest Host: Ambassador William vanden Heuvel, Former United States Ambassador. Turning the talk show tables, Ambassador William vanden Heuvel interviews Jim Zirin about his new book, Supremely Partisan--How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court. Jim talks about the Court's historic origins, the evolution of its decision-making, the use of identity politics in appointing Justices to reserved ethnic and religious seats, and the future of a partisan Court in a post-Scalia world.
Episode #103 / Length: 26 minutes