AP Government and Politics Wilson Chapter 14 Homework: Assignment 16 Membership and Work of the Supreme Court Consider: How many Supreme Court justices can you name?
List all nine current Supreme Court justices… • Scalia • Roberts • Kagan • Sotomayor • Ginsburg • Alito • Breyer • Kennedy • Thomas
Ideology of the Court • How would you begin to answer this question? • What do you know about the current “ideological makeup of the Court?
Cameras in the Court? • Recently, much has been made about introducing video cameras into the Supreme Court. • Scalia on Cameras • O’Connor on Cameras • Kennedy on Cameras • Breyer on Cameras • Kagan on cameras • Arlen Specter on the Court • http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:H.R.3572: • What are the arguments in favor of televising Supreme Court hearings? • What are the arguments against televising Supreme Court hearings? • Which do you support?