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How Kavanaugh's Confirmation Could Challenge The Legitimacy Of The Supreme Court22:31
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Activists protest on the steps and plaza of the Supreme Court after the confirmation vote of Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday. (Alex Brandon/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Activists protest on the steps and plaza of the Supreme Court after the confirmation vote of Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday. (Alex Brandon/AP)

After all the divisiveness and turmoil, Brett Kavanaugh is a Supreme Court justice, having been approved by the Senate and sworn into office over the weekend.

After the chaos and partisanship of the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, can this court stand above the political fray and maintain its legitimacy?

Guests

Rosanna Cavallaro, professor of law at Suffolk University.

Garrett Epps, professor of constitutional law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. He tweets @profepps

This segment aired on October 8, 2018.

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