Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Supreme Court's New Term


Today on the Diane Rehm Show the discussion focused on the new term of the Supreme Court. This term will bring decisions on the following topics:

Gun Rights

Campaign Finance

Free Speech

Religious Symbols on public land

Listen to the podcast of the discussion here.

Find this and other issues and episodes of the Diane Rehm Show here.

Diane's guests include:

Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law at the George Washington University and legal affairs editor of "The New Republic." He's the author of "The Supreme Court," "The Most Democratic Branch," "The Naked Crowd," and "The Unwanted Gaze."

David Savage, reporter, "Los Angeles Times."

Barry Friedman
, professor, New York University School of Law; author, "The Will of the People: How Public Opinion Has Influenced the Supreme Court and Shaped the Meaning of the Constitution."