Immunity, Immunity, Immunity

July 6, 2024

In This Episode:

Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to explain the majority opinion, concurrences, and dissents in the SCOTUS immunity decision, looking at what would have happened if the case had been decided in the Nixon era, the effect on Trump’s trials and the presidency, and the growing risk of despotism.  Then, the #Sisters review recent rulings on social media moderation that kicked the ball back to the lower courts, breaking down the difference between a facial and applied legal challenge.  They also review the impact of Chevron deference being overturned on our safety, health care, and democratic processes.

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Barb on KBJ’s dissent in Snyder v. United States

Barb on Trump’s legal future after the SCOTUS immunity decision

Jill on what the SCOTUS immunity decision would have meant for Nixon

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