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Sex, Ducks & The Founding Feud

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Jilted lovers and disrupted duck hunts provide a very odd look into the soul of the US Constitution.

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Sex, Ducks, and The Founding Feud

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Jilted lovers and disrupted duck hunts provide a very odd look into the soul of the US Constitution.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Nina Totenberg on the New SCOTUS Term

Monday, October 28, 2013

A new Supreme Court term began earlier this month. This docket for this session includes a case on limits on campaign donations, affirmative action, and two cases related to abortion. Nina Totenberg, NPR legal affairs correspondent, talks about the cases she's following from the highest court in the country.

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Deep Dive: Affirmative Action in College Admissions: Before and After Fisher v. UT

Friday, June 28, 2013

This week the Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of Fisher vs. UT-Austin that throws the future of affirmative action policies into question. William Darity Jr., Chair of the Department of African and African American Studies at Duke University and Co-Director of the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality, discusses the origins of affirmative action in America and where it stands today. Then Peter Schmidt, senior writer covering affirmative action at The Chronicle of Higher Education and author of Color and Money: How Rich White Kids Are Winning the War over College Affirmative Action, talks about the methods public and private colleges and universities are using to increase diversity on campus. Plus: Your calls on how your life story intersects with affirmative action policies.

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Sandra Day O'Connor's Doubts on Bush v. Gore

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has said that she has doubts about whether the court should have taken up Bush v. Gore. Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for the New York Times, explains what her comments tell us about public opinion and the Supreme Court, the decision in Bush v. Gore, and what it means for potential future cases.

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U.S. Supreme Court and Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, November 30, 2012

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and Political Gabfest Radio panelist, discusses the same-sex marriage cases the U.S. Supreme Court is considering hearing--and what we should know about them.

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The Takeaway

Does Justice Kennedy Hold the Fate of the Health Care Law in His Hands?

Friday, March 30, 2012

In the biggest Supreme Court cases, Justice Anthony Kennedy, more often that not, is the key swing vote. As the Supreme Court deliberates over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, once again all eyes are on Justice Kennedy. Adam Liptak is the Supreme Court Correspondent for The New York Times.

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Listen | Day 1 Highlights from the Supreme Court Health Care Case

Monday, March 26, 2012

On Monday, as the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments on the constitutionality of the health care individual mandate, the nine Justices had to answer a question of terminology that’s been debated since 2009: is “Obamacare” a “tax”?