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Federalist Society Blocks Basic Judicial Ethics Rule

In the musical Hamilton, Aaron Burr is asked by Alexander Hamilton to participate in drafting a series of essays, now known as the Federalist Papers, to help define the contours of a new Constitution. Although Burr recognizes the need, he declines Hamilton’s entreaties. He opts for safety, waiting to see which way the wind blows.



John Roberts wearing a suit and tie: Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is the head of the federal judiciary. Mario Tama/Getty Images


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