The History of Court Packing

by Julia Cardi

The confirmation fights for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court picks have been fierce. But presidential administrations and outside organizations have pushed for decades to pack courts with judges they believe will make decisions that line up with their agendas. This month, Law Week talked to CU Law’s Craig Konnoth and Holland & Hart’s Steve Collis to find out how we got to today’s climate of heavily politicized high court appointments.

Reporter: Julia Cardi
Producer: Scott Hicken
Managing editor: Tony Flesor