David Lat is a lawyer turned legal journalist, writer, and speaker. He is the founding editor of Above the Law, one of the nation’s largest legal news websites, which reaches more than 1.5 million unique visitors a month. His writing about law and legal affairs has also appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, among other publications.
Ilya Shapiro, the director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute and publisher of the Cato Supreme Court Review, talks about his new book, Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America’s Highest Court.