In this episode of Boom! Lawyered, Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo debunk the latest frontier in junk science: "abortion reversal." As more states pass laws forcing doctors to promote this myth, the courts continue to step in and block them. But if more people don't recognize the bad-faith claims underlying "abortion reversal," that could change—and sooner than we might think.
During recent Supreme Court arguments about trans rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, one of the justices appeared to buy into the idea of "bathroom panic." That may not seem surprising—except that the justice in question was Sonia Sotomayor. On this episode of Boom! Lawyered, Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo explain what happened, where Justice Sotomayor went wrong, and why "bathroom panic" arguments don't hold up under scrutiny.
Our podcast examines a petition challenging a forced ultrasound law that could determine the free speech rights of abortion providers.
Boom! Lawyered: Rapid Reaction—the Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Whether You Can Be Fired for Being Gay or Trans
On the morning of October 8, the Supreme Court heard arguments in three cases that will ultimately decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects gay and trans employees from employment discrimination. Jessica Mason Pieklo, who attended the arguments, joins Imani Gandy for a breakdown of the most important moments.
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