Jun 27 • 36M

What is Originalism? Robert Delahunty on The History and Function of the Supreme Court

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Robert Delahunty is the author of the new book "The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Supreme Court," and he joins me to discuss how the Supreme Court works and how it got there. He defines originalism, explains why the Supreme Court ended up with so much power, why the Dobbs decision was legally correct, and shares his opinion on Justice Alito accepting gifts from powerful billionaires.

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Robert Delahunty is a graduate of Oxford University, Columbia University, and Harvard Law School. He has held the LeJeune Chair of Law at the University of St Thomas Law School in Minneapolis and published widely in Constitutional Law. Delahunty served in the U.S. Department of Justice for seventeen years and was Deputy General Counsel in the White House Office of Homeland Security. His writing has appeared in National Review Online, The Federalist, Fox News, and the Wall Street Journal.