On March 21, 2002, Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York) and Judge J. Harvie
Wilkinson III, U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, discussed the changing
relationship between Congress and the Court at a special meeting of the American
Academy in Washington, D.C. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion
including Academy Fellows Jesse Choper, Robert C. Post, and Nelson
W. Polsby of the University of California, Berkeley, Abner Mikva
of the University of Chicago Law School and a former member of Congress, and Linda
Greenhouse of The New York Times.