The Federalist Society is one of the largest and most influential legal organizations in the United States, and regularly pushes conservative legal theories throughout its ranks. The Federalist Society has ties to the last five Supreme Court nominees appointed by Republican presidents, and its membership includes numerous individuals who were instrumental to the events on January 6th, 2021. The Federalist Society is an organization for libertarian and conservative lawyers and judges and it is considered one of America’s most influential legal groups. It was founded in the 1980s as a backlash to a perceived “liberal dominance” in legal studies. Since then, it has grown into a massive operation.