The Supreme Court Today


Today’s Supreme Court holds great power to shape American society, contrary to the Founders’ view of the Court as the “least dangerous” branch. To put this power in the hands of judges who believe the Constitution does not have a fixed meaning, poses a serious threat to freedom. Returning the Court to its proper role as a bulwark of limited, constitutional government is essential for the preservation of liberty.


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Larry P. Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College, where he is also a professor of politics and history. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School.