Congress still at work in lame duck session Congressional expert Steven Smith joins Midday to discuss the action on the tax bill, Don't Ask Don't Tell, The Dream Act and the START treaty...and look ahead to the new Congress with Republican control of the House.11:00 a.m.
Steven Smith: Professor of political science and director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy.
The battles and triumphs of FDR's Supreme Court justices Noah Feldman, author and Harvard Law School professor, says four of the most important Supreme Court justices ever were appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, at a moment of crisis in the U.S. Feldman spoke at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival about those justices, and what their vision means for the Supreme Court today. His new book is called, "Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices."12:00 p.m.
Noah Feldman: Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School. Served as senior constitutional advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.