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Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough consider abortion law, incrementalism, and the surprising plurality opinion from the Supreme Court in June Medical Services L.L.C. v. Russo.

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Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough consider Kansas v. Glover, a case about a routine traffic stop. In 2016, a Kansas sheriff ran the plates of a truck on the road. The state database indicated that the owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. So the sheriff pulled the driver over, even though he was not breaking any other traffic regulations at the time. The nine Supreme Court justices had to decide if driver's 4th Amendment protections against unreasonable searches were violated.

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Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough analyze Hernández v. Mesa, a case about a cross-border shooting. In 2010 a U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a Mexican teenager who was standing on Mexican soil. Can the boy’s parents sue the Border Patrol agent for money damages?

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Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough consider Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC, a case that had to decide whether the term "sex" in Title VII should include gender identity.

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