The fight over the Trump administration’s questionable efforts to add a citizenship question to the census has reached the Supreme Court, and a decision looms. In this episode of Boom! Lawyered, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy explain the case and how a bad decision could cement inequality for generations.
In Pablo Leon's groundbreaking three-part comic for Rewire.News, a young girl takes a big risk to be reunited with her family.
Jessica Mason Pieklo sits down with Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to discuss the challenges facing progressive attorneys general in the era of Trump and how they are fighting back against his administration.
This week, the Supreme Court ruled that a provision of an Indiana law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains could take effect. At the same time, it blocked a separate provision of the Indiana law banning abortions based on the race, sex, or disability of a fetus. In this episode of Boom! Lawyered, Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo explain Tuesday’s decision, Justice Clarence Thomas’s opinion equating modern-day family planning with eugenics, and signals from the Court’s conservatives that access to birth control is in their crosshairs.
Conservative lawmakers are passing total and near-total abortion bans with the explicit hope that they will be used to overturn Roe v. Wade. But how would that work, exactly? In this episode of Boom! Lawyered, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy explain the arguments that would fuel a legal challenge to Roe and how a bad decision could then be used to attack state laws protecting abortion rights.
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