Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Monday, July 6, 2020.
Author Ruth Marcus speaks on the Supreme Court and the conservative takeover.
Marcus continues the annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture.
Marcus oversees The Washington Post’s signed opinion content and is a highly acclaimed reporter who has covered the Supreme Court, the White House and Congress. Her latest book is Supreme Ambition: Brett Kavanaugh and the Conservative Takeover, a definitive account of a pivotal moment in modern history, one that was 30 years in the making and that will shape the judicial system of America for generations to come.
Presented in partnership with the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York, Chautauqua Institution’s Robert H. Jackson Lecture is named in honor of the former Chautauquan, Jamestown lawyer, New Dealer, solicitor general, attorney general, Supreme Court justice, and Nuremberg chief prosecutor. Every summer the Jackson Lecture features a leading expert discussing the Supreme Court, the justices, signal decisions, and related legal developments.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.