The Federalist Society is a judicial activism group which pushes for an “originalist” understanding of the U.S. Constitution and a return to pre-New Deal interpretations of law.
AG Bill Barr: “It is the left that is engaged in the systematic shredding of norms and undermining the rule of law.”
In light of Barr’s speech, Hauser shared an article he previously co-authored with Max Moran calling for Barr’s impeachment.
“I encourage everyone to read Bill Barr’s viciously partisan speech to [the Federalist Society],” tweeted Fordham Law Professor Jed Shugerman.
“You are the head of the DOJ for all Americans not just the ones in the Federalist Society.
Painter later called on the Federalist Society to “denounce AG Barr’s diatribe as an attack on our Constitution and on the rule of law.”.
Law&Crime reached out to the Federalist Society for comment on Barr’s speech and Painter’s request but no response was forthcoming at the time of publication. »