Amicus

Lawyers Are Tackling Our Democracy Problem Via the Take Care Clause

Former Obama White House lawyer Ian Bassin from Protect Democracy on the organization’s litigation strategy to stop a slide into authoritarianism.

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Dahlia Lithwick assesses what’s holding and what’s buckling in terms of norms and institutions, two years and change into the Trump presidency. She’s joined by Ian Bassin of Protect Democracy, a new kind of litigation shop looking at global trends toward authoritarianism and trying to resist those trends in the United States.

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