Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is the chairman of the United States Senate Judicial Committee.
For many of Senator Whtehouse’s thoughtful speeches, see the link to Senator Whitehouse’s outstanding YouTube channel.
And here are the links to Senator Whitehouse’s nineteen lectures to date on the Supreme Court Scheme. I strongly recommend you review all nineteen of Senator Whitehouse’s scholarly speeches.
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) delivers a series of speeches titled, “The Scheme,” exposing the scheme by right-wing donor interests to capture the U.S. Supreme Court and achieve through the Court’s power what they cannot through other branches of government.
November 30 | Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Courts Subcommittee, delivered the nineteenth in a series of speeches titled “The Scheme,” exposing the machinations by right-wing donor interests to capture the U.S. Supreme Court and achieve through the Court what they cannot through the elected branches of government. Whitehouse discussed “Operation Higher Court,” a private campaign by right-wing activists to “embolden the justices” to write “unapologetically conservative opinions.” Whitehouse also called on Congress to pass his Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act, a bill to enact stronger recusal standards, require the Supreme Court to adopt a binding code of conduct, and mandate more robust rules governing judges’ duty to disclose gifts and travel paid for by outside parties.