Elie Mystal

Elie Mystal appears in the following:

SCOTUS Takes on Gerrymandering

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Elie Mystal on Alabama's high-stakes Supreme Court case on racial gerrymandering. 

Monday Morning Politics: Biden's Executive Order on Abortion and Preview of Jan 6th Hearing

Monday, July 11, 2022

The latest political news with The Nation's Elie Mystal.

Roe Is Gone. What Now?

Monday, June 27, 2022

Plus, a reflection on the significance of LGBT Pride in a scary political time for the community. 

Debating Cancel Culture

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Suzanne Nossel and Elie Mystal debate the state of free speech in America. 

Elie Mystal 'Retorts'

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Elie Mystal talks about his new book, plus offers analysis of legal news.

How to Avoid the ‘Affirmative Action’ Ploy

Monday, February 07, 2022

Biden vowed to finally put a Black woman to the Supreme Court. President and CEO of the National Women's Law Center Fatima Goss Graves, Court scholar Elie Mystal, and listeners react.

What's Next For the Supreme Court and Affirmative Action?

Friday, January 28, 2022

Elie Mystal on the latest Supreme Court news, from Justice Breyer's retirement announcement to news that the court will revisit Affirmative Action.

The Rittenhouse and McMichael Trials Continue

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Justice correspondent for The Nation Elie Mystal discusses the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse.

Kyle Rittenhouse Trial and Murder of Ahmaud Arbery Case Go to Trial

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

The jury selection of two very different murder trials is underway; one for the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, and another for the trial of three white men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery.

The ACLU's 'Identity Crisis'

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Nadine Strossen and Elie Mystal join to discuss how the ACLU is prioritizing its caseload.

Why Cops Don’t Change

Monday, April 19, 2021

A retired NYPD detective says the force’s stubborn, insular culture was built to last. And Elie Mystal explains a 1989 Supreme Court ruling that made killing “reasonable.”

Impeachment: Catharsis and Impunity

Monday, February 15, 2021

The Senate’s trial and acquittal of Donald Trump left many with mixed emotions. But did it move us any closer to a reckoning with the worst of America’s political culture?

A Court On The Edge

Monday, September 21, 2020

Voting rights cases are moving fast. The Affordable Care Act faces yet another life or death hearing. And that’s before we even get to the fight over who’ll replace Justice Ginsburg.

How Do Prosecutors Decide When to Convict Cops?

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

How do district attorneys decide whether to charge police officers who have allegedly committed crimes?

Last Call for Team Trump's Opening Arguments

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Elie Mystal of The Nation on what we can expect during the final day of the President's defense team's arguments.

Call-In Special: Battling Impeachment Narratives and a New IG Report

Monday, December 09, 2019

Lawyers for Democrats and Republicans have been making hours-long presentations of the evidence for and against impeachment. 

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It's Only Tuesday: A Rundown of Everything That Already Happened This Week

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Tax returns. Flipped witnesses. Public transcripts. Elie Mystal, executive editor of Above the Law, runs through a full docket of impeachment headlines.

What's the Difference Between Bribery and Extortion?

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Bribery is actually cited in the US constitution as a grounds for impeachment. What does it mean in this context? And other impeachment news. 

Our Amendments: The 13th

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Original songs about the amendment that ended slavery--or just transformed it.

Micropolis: Beyond Outrage

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Join Arun Venugopal, Kayhan Irani, Nore Davis, and Elie Mystal for a re-examination of the ways in which humor and wit allow for a more nuanced understanding of human (racial) affairs.