Elie Mystal

Elie Mystal appears in the following:

Supreme Court Rules Against the Teamsters

Thursday, June 01, 2023

What the Supreme Court's ruling in Glacier Northwest v International Brotherhood of Teamsters means for labor in America?

Clarence Thomas and his Hotep Supreme Court

Monday, May 22, 2023

Justice Thomas is a Black nationalist — but that doesn’t mean he loves all Black people. We unearth his ideological roots and what they mean for the Court’s looming opinions.

Who’s Responsible for Jordan Neely’s Death?

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Brian Lehrer of WNYC and Elie Mystal of The Nation ask what Neely’s death says about each of us – not just the man who’s been charged with killing him.

The Social Issues Underlying the Recent Subway Chokehold Killing

Thursday, May 04, 2023

Elie Mystal, justice correspondent for The Nation, discusses the killing of Jordan Neely on a subway train, along with the responses from the legal system and the public.

Monday Morning Politics: Abortion Drug Rulings; Tennessee Expulsions; and More

Monday, April 10, 2023

Analysis of recent political headlines, including the Texas and Washington federal rulings on the abortion drug, the expulsion of two young Black lawmakers, and more.

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.