Listen to Episode 26 of Slate’s Amicus:
With just a couple weeks left before the beginning of the 2015–16 Supreme Court term, Dahlia sits down with the Los Angeles Times’ David Savage to preview some of the big cases already on the docket. They include Fisher v. University of Texas, which takes on affirmative action in higher education; Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which challenges the right of public unions to collect mandatory fees from workers; and Evenwel v. Abbott, a case that could transform the meaning of “one person, one vote.”
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