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Peter Irons

Peter Irons is the author of numerous books on the Supreme Court and constitutional litigation, including “The New Deal...

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Elie Mystal

Elie Mystal is the Managing Editor of Above the Law Redline and the Editor-At-Large of Breaking Media. He’s appeared...

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Episode Notes

Elie and Joe talk to Professor Peter Irons about Justice Scalia’s vacancy and the often very personal stories of the people who bring their cases to the United States Supreme Court. Listen to Elie’s mind being blown in real-time by a personal account of the life of Fred Korematsu.

Peter Irons is the author of numerous books on the Supreme Court and constitutional litigation, including “The New Deal Lawyers,” “Justice at War,” “The Courage of Their Convictions: Sixteen Americans Who Fought Their Way to the Supreme Court” and “Jim Crow’s Children: The Broken Promise of the Brown Decision.” He was chosen in 1988 as the first Raoul Wallenberg Distinguished Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Rutgers University and has been invited to lecture on constitutional law and civil liberties at the law schools of Harvard, Yale, Berkeley, and Stanford.

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Published: March 14, 2016
Podcast: Thinking Like a Lawyer - Above the Law
Category: Legal News
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Thinking Like a Lawyer - Above the Law
Thinking Like a Lawyer - Above the Law

Above the Law's Elie Mystal and Joe Patrice examine everyday topics through the prism of a legal framework.

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