''American Sniper'' has exploded on the national scene, sending reverberations back 100 years to D.W. Griffith's ''The Birth of a Nation.''
For more than 30 years, the Federalist Society has worked behind the scenes to shape Supreme Court outcomes to a conservative agenda.
Samantha Cook is a reporter at Remapping Debate. She graduated from New York University in 2012 with a B.A. with a major in journalism and sociology and a minor in Spanish.