This Essay presents an analysis of the Supreme Court Review Act, a bill that was recently introduced in Congress. The Act would create a streamlined legislative process for bills responding to new Supreme Court decisions that interpret federal statutes or restrict constitutional rights. By facilitating legislative responses to controversial cases, the Act would promote the “dialogue” that commentators and the courts themselves have used as a model for interbranch relations. The Essay describes how the proposed Supreme Court Review Act would work, discusses some of its benefits, addresses its constitutionality, and raises some questions about its implementation and effects.
25 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Online (2023)
Bruhl, Aaron-Andrew P., "The Supreme Court Review Act: Fast-Tracking the Interbranch Dialogue and Destabilizing the Filibuster" (2023). Faculty Publications. 2134.