Damon Root Discusses Libertarians vs. Conservatives on the Supreme Court and More!


Should the Supreme Court practice judicial restraint?

In his cover story from the July issue of Reason, Associate Editor Damon W. Root discussed how the debate over judicial activism is dividing the conservative legal movement. Root sat down with Reason.tv Editor in Chief Nick Gillespie to discuss libertarian and conservative legal theories, judicial activism, Elena Kagan's nomination, and more.

To see a 50-minute debate between Root, Doug Kendall of the Constitutional Accountability Center, and Federalist Society President Eugene B. Meyer please go here. The debate took place at Reason headquarters in Washington D.C on June 30th, 2010.

Approximately 10 minutes. Shot by Meredith Bragg, Josh Swain and Dan Hayes. Edited by Hayes.

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