June 6, 2022

Episode 94: How Ascents and Descents of the Supreme Court Shaped America

Episode 94: How Ascents and Descents of the Supreme Court Shaped America

The U.S. Supreme Court started with just a few cases and lackluster careers, but a political and judicial genius John Marshall was determined to change that forever. Amid countless episodes of political turmoil in American history, to what extent has the U.S. Supreme Court retained its original roots and adapted to the ever-changing times? Dr. Elizabeth Lane, Asst. Professor of Political Science at LSU, shares major stories and episodes of the Supreme Court that helped define the trajectory of our country and what citizens and elected representatives can do to better protect the independent judiciary.

Visit elizabethalane.com to learn more about Elizabeth's research!

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