The Federalist Society's Influence on the Federal Judiciary

  title={The Federalist Society's Influence on the Federal Judiciary},
  author={Nancy Scherer and Banks Miller},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  pages={366 - 378}
Only twenty-five years after its founding, the Federalist Society today boasts a nationwide membership including renowned attorneys, politicians, policy makers, and jurists. Although the Society maintains that it is not a political organization, liberal political activists claim the Society has long pursued an ambitious—and extremely conservative—political agenda. In this article we ask: do members of the Federalist Society decide cases in a more conservative manner than other nonmember jurists… Expand

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