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Boom! Lawyered, a fun and entertaining breakdown of complex legal issues for regular folks who want to know what's happening at the Supreme Court and elsewhere.
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Boom! Lawyered, a fun and entertaining breakdown of complex legal issues for regular folks who want to know what's happening at the Supreme Court and elsewhere.

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Episodes

Midterm Results and the Voting Rights Battles That Will Follow

11/7/2018
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The midterms elections are (mostly) over. Now what? Jess and Imani sift through the results and lay out the high-stakes legal and political skirmishes that are likely to follow, especially regarding the right to vote.

Duration:00:21:37

Will Voter Suppression Swing the 2018 Midterms?

11/1/2018
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Voter suppression in the 2018 midterms is real, and it's scary. In this episode of Boom! Lawyered, Imani and Jess explain the creative and alarming ways Republicans in three states are trying to prevent people from voting.

Duration:00:28:56

They're Coming for Birthright Citizenship

10/30/2018
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President Trump claims he can end birthright citizenship with an executive order. Jess and Imani explain why that's simply not true—but how this move might be part of a scarier and potentially effective long-term strategy.

Duration:00:34:28

Trailer: Unladylike

10/30/2018
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Here's a podcast we think you’ll love. It’s called Unladylike, and it’s all about gender rules and the folks who break them. They put together this trailer to tell you more about the show and how to listen. Check it out!

Duration:00:02:39

Meet the Official Who May Lead the Attack on Transgender Rights

10/22/2018
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Imani and Jess introduce you to Roger Severino. He runs the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He decorates his office with a Clarence Thomas bobblehead and a crucifix. And he’s the person likely to be driving the Trump Administration’s reported efforts to eliminate transgender

Duration:00:21:58

Kavanaugh Confirmed. Now What?

10/6/2018
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Well, that happened. What does it mean and where do we go from here? Jess and Imani break it down.

Duration:00:22:48

Ford Shines, Kavanaugh Whines

9/27/2018
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Imani and Jess break down an unforgettable day of testimony from Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:00:20:46

Meet the Awful Person Who Could Take Over the Mueller Investigation

9/24/2018
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Solicitor General Noel Francisco is well-positioned to take over supervision of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference should Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein resign or be fired. Everyone should be concerned about this line of succession.

Duration:00:20:35

The Kavanaugh Allegations

9/18/2018
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Imani and Jess discuss the attempted rape allegations against Brett Kavanaugh and whether they will meaningfully impact his nomination to the Supreme Court.

Duration:00:21:40

Kavanaugh Day 4: Witness

9/7/2018
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On the final day of the Bretty Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, Imani and Jess discuss the witnesses who spoke and what will happen next in the process.

Duration:00:30:59

Kavanaugh Day 3: Exposed

9/6/2018
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Jess and Imani explain the intrigue and events of day three of the Kavanaugh hearings.

Duration:00:18:33

Kavanaugh Day 2: Stolen Emails?

9/5/2018
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Imani and Jess recap the twists, turns, and gotchas of day two (which is still ongoing!) of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:00:21:22

Kavanaugh Day 1: Changing the Rules

9/4/2018
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Imani and Jess recap and explain the most important takeaways—and most infuriating moments—from day one of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:00:17:26

What Are Republicans Hiding in Kavanaugh's Documents?

8/23/2018
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Jess and Imani make sense of the Senate battle over the release of hundreds of thousands of documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Why have the Democrats threatened to sue, and what might we learn from the mountain of files if they are all released? Find out on Boom! Lawyered.

Duration:00:30:00

Emergency Pod on Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

7/9/2018
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Tonight, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. On yet another emergency episode of Boom! Lawyered, Rewire.News legal eagles Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo explore Kavanaugh’s history on the bench and what his confirmation could mean for the Court and our rights.

Duration:00:11:21

Who Can Stop Trump's Court Takeover?

7/5/2018
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In the final Boom! Lawyered episode of this Supreme Court term, Imani and Jess sift through the wreckage of the Court's decisions, explore how deep Trump's stacking of other federal courts goes, and discuss the end-game options for progressives who want to turn the tide.

Duration:00:35:43

Emergency Pod #2—Justice Kennedy Is Retiring

6/27/2018
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Boom! Lawyered is back—again—to discuss the implications of Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement announcement. WHAT A WEEK.

Duration:00:16:03

Emergency Pod on Muslim Ban and CPC Decisions

6/26/2018
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Today, the Supreme Court gave a thumbs up to Donald Trump's Muslim ban and denied California's right to require factual disclosures by fake abortion clinics. Jess and Imani break down the key takeaways from a decision day that will live in infamy.

Duration:00:22:37

Pardon Me?

5/17/2018
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Can Donald Trump pardon himself? What happens next if he tries? Whose fault is it that the pardon became so powerful? And how did the pardon even come to exist, anyway? Imani and Jess answer all of these questions and more on the latest episode of Boom! Lawyered.

Duration:00:27:02

Sonia Sotomayor Is an Absolute Boss

4/26/2018
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When it comes to favorites on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets a lot of love. And it’s deserved! But in the latest episode of Boom! Lawyered, Rewire.News legal experts Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy explain why someone else is deserving of the same (possibly even more?) love: Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Duration:00:54:36