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SCOTUS Lurches to the Right

The conservative justices made good on their agenda this term.

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The Supreme Court just completed its first term with Justice Amy Coney Barrett. With a conservative supermajority now seated, what does this term spell for the future of America’s legal landscape?

Guest: Mark Joseph Stern, reporter on courts and the law for Slate.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Davis Land, Danielle Hewitt, Elena Schwartz and Carmel Delshad.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.

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