Sep 23, 2021 • 1HR 3M

Eastman Memo: It's Real and It's Not Spectacular

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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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In today’s episode, Sarah and David discuss a number of situations where events have proven their predictions true, starting with a challenge to the Texas abortion law and ending with a complaint over critical race theory. In between, our hosts also dissect the legal arguments underpinning the push to get Vice President Mike Pence to overturn the 2020 presidential election and discuss a new bill that would reign in presidential powers.

Show Notes:

-Alan Braid, Texas abortion doctor, sued over ban

-John Eastman memo

-Reuters story on critical race theory

-Williamson County critical race theory complaint

-New York Times story on Protecting Our Democracy Act

-House analysis of the Protecting Our Democracy Act provisions