Guns on the Subway and Vigilantes in Texas

The Supreme Court grapples with the Second Amendment and abortion.


Episode Notes

Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Elizabeth Wydra, President of the Constitutional Accountability Center, a think tank, law firm, and action center dedicated to the project of using the original text, purpose and history of the Constitution to achieve progressive outcomes. Together, they take us inside the chamber for the big cases at the Supreme Court this week, concerning guns and abortion.

In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern joins Dahlia to discuss some significant emergency orders concerning religious exemption and capital punishment, and the cert grant that’s bad news for the climate, and whether some of the justices might be having a shadow docket hangover.

Podcast production by Sara Burningham.


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