Amicus

The Conservative Legal Project Comes Home to Roost

Roe-endangering SCOTUS grants, Texas laws, and how we got here.

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Episode Notes

Dahlia Lithwick is joined by two independent abortion providers, Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Women’s Health and Tammi Kromenaker of Red River Women’s Clinic, to share their reactions to two huge pieces of news in reproductive rights and health this week: the Supreme Court’s Dobbs grant, and SB8 in Texas. Then, Ian Milhiser of Vox and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island join Dahlia to discuss the courts and democracy, and why Clarence Thomas may be the most consequential justice for a generation.

In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern joins Dahlia to discuss why the justices feel emboldened to take up such blockbuster cases for next term.

Podcast production by Sara Burningham.

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