Jun 10, 2021 • 1HR 8M

Supreme Court Countdown Continues

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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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With a lot of big Supreme Court decisions on the horizon, David and Sarah discuss an unexpected concurrence from Justice Thomas in Borden v. United States, a case about how broadly the government can define “use of force.” Our hosts also review a decision from the 20th Judicial Circuit of Virginia about a school that suspended a professor for not using students’ preferred pronouns and an announcement that the Texas Bar Association will investigate Ken Paxton for his lawsuit to overturn the 2020 election.  Finally, they chat about a controversy at Yale Law School involving the infamous “tiger mom” law professor Amy Chua.

Show Notes:

-Borden v. United States

-20th Circuit of Virginia Ruling on preferred pronouns case

-Texas Bar Association investigating Ken Paxton