The person elected president this fall is likely to have the opportunity to reshape the Supreme Court with new appointments to the bench. A panel talks about what candidates Al Gore and George W. Bush would be likely to do, and what the consequences would be for the interpretation of U.S. law.


  • Stuart Taylor senior writer with National Journal magazine, contributing editor at Newsweek, and coauthor with KC Johnson of "Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case" (Thomas Dunne Books)
  • David Savage reporter, "Los Angeles Times."
  • Joan Biskupic Supreme Court reporter, "USA Today;" author, "Sandra Day O'Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice;" now working on a biography about Justice Antonin Scalia.

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