Jul 21 • 59M

A Conversation About Academic Freedom

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Advisory Opinions is a new podcast from The Dispatch. Hosts David French and Sarah Isgur have a weekly conversation about the law, culture, and why it matters.
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David and Sarah return to discussions they had with their last guest, professor Akhil Amar, including living constitutionalism and the question of whether to let voters or jurists decide issues of justice. Then our hosts dive into the University of Pennsylvania controversy concerning the limits of academic freedom at the private Ivy League institution. Plus: the Biden administration’s bid to clarify abortion protections in the Emergency Treatment and Active Labor Act.

Show Notes:

-AO: Akhil Amar Talks Liberal Originalism

-University of Pennsylvania Law Dean’s Report Regarding Amy Wax

-Biden admin looks to protect doctors providing emergency abortions, and warn those who don’t