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Siegel testifies on Capitol Hill about recent Supreme Court rulings and allegations of judicial activism
“A charge of activism seems to be an effort to accuse certain Justices of some kind of serious procedural error apart from the substance of the ruling. … But it does not accomplish that purpose, and we would be better off simply debating whether the ruling was right or wrong.”
– Neil S. Siegel, “With Prejudice: Supreme Court Activism and Possible Solutions” from the hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
Siegel is David W. Ichel Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Duke Law School, where he also serves as co-director of the Program in Public Law and director of the DC Summer Institute on Law and Policy. Professor Siegel’s research and teaching fall in the areas of U.S. constitutional law, constitutional theory, and federal courts..