The incredible influence of the Federalist Society, explained

If you follow the Supreme Court at all, you’ve likely heard of the Federalist Society.The group, begun as a discussion society for conservative and libertarian law students, has grown to become the single most important right-leaning legal institution in the country. Its founders have gone on to become The Federalist Society is a conservative and libertarian legal organization. It began in the 1980s with a ragtag group of conservative students who were at the University of Chicago and Yale Law School.