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Jenny Rough

Jenny Rough

Jenny is a WORLD Radio correspondent and co-host of the Legal Docket podcast. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law. Jenny resides with her husband Ron in Alexandria, Va.

Articles by Jenny Rough
Understanding religious exemptions

Understanding religious exemptions

Jenny Rough | COVID-19 vaccine mandates are increasing, and the legal issues surrounding religious exemptions are complicated

The new 2021-2022 term of the US Supreme Court is upon us. Today, you’ll hear previews of several cases the justices will decide this term. Those include decisions about abortion, free speech, unequal treatment of religious schools, second amendment rights, and more.

When the attorney general of California sought confidential information about charitable donors, charities on the left and the right fought back.

Former child slaves on West African cocoa farms sue U.S. chocolate companies. This case examines whether the Alien Tort Statute covers those claims.


A cheerleader’s vulgar post on social media lands her in trouble with the school, but judicial precedent from the 1960s and the First Amendment protects her right to free speech

Meet the first woman with a disability to clerk for the high court

Find out what it's like to work as a law clerk for a Supreme Court justice. In this episode, hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough talk with five law clerks, plus a Marshal's aide, for an inside peek at what goes on when the court is not in session.

Since 1960, the Paralympic Games have given athletes with disabilities an opportunity to showcase their strengths

Religious Liberty and emerging LGBT rights clash when the city of Philadelphia excludes Catholic Social Services from placing children with foster families.

Paralympic athletes prove that disabilities don’t have to be disabling