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Fontbonne/KMOX Book Club Discusses Supreme Court History, Politics

ST. LOUIS – The Fontbonne University/KMOX Book Club will host a forum on the politics and history of the Supreme Court during the July book club event, focusing on the upcoming Senate hearings featuring Elena Kagan, President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. The event will take place Thursday, June 24, from 9 – 11 a.m. and will broadcast live from the KMOX studios.

Guests include Phyllis Schlafly, author of “The Supremacists: The Tyranny of Judges and How to Stop It” and president of Eagle Forum and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund; and Roger Goldman, the Callis Family Professor of Law at St. Louis University School of Law and author of “The Role of the Supreme Court in Protecting Civil Rights and Liberties” and “Thurgood Marshall: Justice for All.”

Schlafly and Goldman will discuss the history of rulings in the Supreme Court and the political leanings of the justices. They’ll discuss the background, political speeches and political leanings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, who, if approved, will replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.

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