The (Much Too) Importance and Power of the Supreme Court

Thomas Jefferson warned against a Supreme Court that became the arbiter of all Constitutional questions:  He wrote to William Jarvis, Sept. 28, 1820: “You seem … to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy. … Continue reading The (Much Too) Importance and Power of the Supreme Court