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Broken Law

Ever feel like the law is stacked against you? It probably is. Broken Law speaks truth to power in discussing how our laws and legal system serve the few at the expense of the many. This is where law meets real life. Hosted by the staff of the American Constitution Society, we reckon with the origins of our legal system, interview people on the frontlines of the progressive legal movement, and chat about necessary legal reforms to restore our democratic legitimacy and improve the lives of all people.

Tracks

Episode 56: Takeaways from the January 6th Select Committee's Public Hearings 41:21 06/28/2022
Episode 55: What Is Happening? 2022 Mid-Year Check-in 87:00 06/21/2022
Episode 54: Preparing for Abortion Surveillance in a Post-Roe World 56:57 06/14/2022
Episode 53: Two Years After George Floyd's Murder - What Gives? 47:03 06/07/2022
Episode 52: A Guide to Reforming the Supreme Court 56:36 05/31/2022
Episode 51: The Domino Effect of Dobbs 52:02 05/24/2022
Episode 50: Young People vs The Government 53:11 05/17/2022
Episode 49: Reproductive Rights in Crisis 67:44 05/10/2022
Episode 48: SCOTUS Just Reinforced Puerto Rico's Separate and Unequal Status 39:40 05/03/2022
Episode 47: What's Next for the January 6th Select Committee? 47:15 04/26/2022
Episode 46: What Did Justice Thomas Know and When? 51:26 04/19/2022
Episode 45: Celebrating Judge Jackson's Confirmation 32:58 04/12/2022
Episode 44: Pay Attention to State Courts - and Their Elections 38:31 04/05/2022
Episode 43: Just How Broken Is Our Immigration System? 51:30 03/29/2022
Episode 42: When Legislatures Race to the Bottom 58:11 03/22/2022
Episode 41: A State Attorney General Does What Exactly? 50:11 03/15/2022
Episode 40: How the Law Views the Ukraine Crisis 47:29 03/08/2022
Episode 39: Michigan's Secretary of State Sounds off on Democracy 20:42 03/01/2022
Episode 38: Climate Change Goes to Court 46:09 02/22/2022
Episode 37: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Senate Confirmation Process 43:19 02/15/2022
Episode 36: Money, Corruption and Government, Oh My 51:54 02/08/2022
Episode 35: The Case for Reparations in the United States 50:45 02/01/2022
Episode 34: "You Control the Supreme Court or You Control Nothing" 56:17 01/25/2022
Episode 33: The Gun Lobby's Courtship of the Supreme Court 39:05 01/18/2022
Episode 32: We Need to Talk Elections 41:16 01/11/2022
Episode 31: January 6th, One Year Later 52:01 01/04/2022
Episode 30: What Just Happened? Summing up 2021 49:32 12/28/2021
Episode 29: State of Democracy, Part III 52:18 12/21/2021
Episode 28: State of Democracy, Part II 38:23 12/14/2021
Episode 27: Roe on the Brink 53:37 12/07/2021