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ERWIN CHEMERINSKY says the Roberts Court’s conservative agenda is well known—but nothing new. The Court has largely failed throughout American history at its most important tasks and at the most important times. Erwin is founding dean of the law school at UC Irvine; his new book is The Case Against the Supreme Court.
Also: Football head injuries — and domestic violence: DAVE ZIRIN asks whether the brutality of the game plays a role in the prevalence of players committing acts of violence against women. Dave is sports writer for The Nation, and host of Sirius XM Radio’s weekly show, Edge of Sports Radio.
Plus: For-Profit Colleges: how they crush the American dream and create a mountain of debt for students: HANNAH APPEL will explain – she’s a mother, activist, and assistant professor of anthropology at UCLA who has been active with Occupy Wall Street since 2011. She wrote about for-profit colleges for TomDispatch.