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Episode 106: Legal Asteroid: The one about Trump and RBG.

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Episode 106: Legal Asteroid: The one about Trump and RBG.

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Length: 77 mins


Joe and Christian talk about this fraught election, focusing on RBG’s Trump remarks. Joe makes a confession.

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ELB Podcast Episode 14: Erwin Chemerinsky, Did Justice Ginsburg Cross the Line?
Dahlia Lithwick, Deciphering Justice
Richard Hasen and Dahlia Lithwick, The Real Reason Why Judges Should Keep Quiet About Elections
Mark Sherman, AP Interview: Ginsburg Doesn’t Want to Envision a Trump Win (“I don't want to think about that possibility, but if it should be, then everything is up for grabs.” Note that this is what Christian mistakenly remembered as “all bets are off.”)
Adam Liptak, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, No Fan of Donald Trump, Critiques Latest Term (“I can’t imagine what this place would be — I can’t imagine what the country would be — with Donald Trump as our president.” “For the country, it could be four years. For the court, it could be — I don’t even want to contemplate that.”)
Nina Totenberg, Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Apologizes for Trump Comments
Learned Hand, The “Spirit of Liberty” Speech
Oral Argument 61: Minimum Competence (guest Derek Muller)
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