SCOTUS 101: Abortions, Guns, and Originalism

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SCOTUS 101: Abortions, Guns, and Originalism

Nov 5th, 2021 1 min read

Commentary By

GianCarlo Canaparo @GCanaparo

Legal Fellow, Meese Center

Zack Smith @tzsmith

Legal Fellow, Meese Center

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It was a big week for oral arguments with two about the Texas' abortion law, SB 8, and another about New York's firearm restrictions. GianCarlo explains the issues in the SB 8 cases and answers the pressing question of what, if anything, do they have to do with Dobbs. Zack unpacks the oral arguments in the Second Amendment case and covers other newsworthy items, like the confirmation of our new Solicitor General, Elizabeth Prelogar. Chief Judge Bill Pryor of the Eleventh Circuit joins us again to discuss his recent speech, “Politics and the Rule of Law.” Last up, in honor of S.G. Prelogar's confirmation, Zack grills GianCarlo with Solicitor General trivia.

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