Caroline Fredrickson

Caroline Fredrickson is the president of the American Constitution Society and a senior fellow at Demos.

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Lewis Franklin Powell Jr., conservative mastermind and Supreme Court justice, in 1972. (Photo: AP Images) Views
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Getting Serious About Power
It was 1971 and Lewis Powell, a corporate lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, who had been president of the American Bar Association and a member of the board of the giant tobacco company Philip Morris, had come to believe that American capitalism was facing a dire threat. Americans were angry about...
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"The memo, written by Congressman Devin Nunes and barreling toward public circulation at the president’s discretion, has already created a firestorm, and it is not even out yet." (Photo: AP) Views
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Trump’s Saturday Night Massacre Is Happening Right Before Our Eyes
The FBI issued an extraordinary statement on Wednesday, pushing back on the release of a partisan congressional memo alleging the bureau used improper evidence to obtain legal permission to surveil a Trump campaign adviser. We’ve never seen anything like it. “[T]he FBI was provided a limited...
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