Constance Baker Motley

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Georgetown Law Professor Sheryll Cashin ’89 once asked her mentor, Thurgood Marshall, why he had passed over Constance Baker Motley to succeed him when he stepped down as head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in 1961. “I asked [him] to his face why he chose Jack Greenberg as his successor,” recalled Cashin, who clerked […]

Power to the people

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In “Power to the People: Constitutionalism in the Age of Populism,” co-authors Mark Tushnet and Bojan Bugarič argue that populism is neither inherently conservative nor necessarily inconsistent with constitutional democracy.