Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo come together for an emergency session in the faculty lounge, wherein they break down the consequences of the leaked Supreme Court abortion decision, the strengths and weaknesses of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion, and what the decision could mean for the future of the Court and the country.

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  1. Boney Cole Member
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    1. Get all the interns together, ask who leaked.  If no one confesses, then fire them all.  
    2.  Then announce that all the law schools represented by the interns will be banned from Supreme Court internships.  There are plenty of other law schools. 

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  2. The Cloaked Gaijin Member
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    A new episode in 8 days after going 3 months since the last episode?

    I wonder when is the next episode will be.  May 10th or mid-August?

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  3. Blue Yeti Admin
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    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    A new episode in 8 days after going 3 months since the last episode?

    I wonder when is the next episode will be. May 10th or mid-August?

    Probably towards the end of this month, unless events warrant us to do another one sooner. 

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  4. Blondie Thatcher
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    Blue Yeti (View Comment):

    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    A new episode in 8 days after going 3 months since the last episode?

    I wonder when is the next episode will be. May 10th or mid-August?

    Probably towards the end of this month, unless events warrant us to do another one sooner.

    Great job getting this out so quick. I had just listened to the latest and wondered what Mr. Yoo would have to say now. Thanks for this one, @troysenik.

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  5. Gary Robbins Reagan
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    Boney Cole (View Comment):

    1. Get all the interns together, ask who leaked. If no one confesses, then fire them all.
    2. Then announce that all the law schools represented by the interns will be banned from Supreme Court internships. There are plenty of other law schools.

    Yes and no.

    If the leakier is not found, then dismiss the current class of Clerks.  The Justices can go to their prior Clerks and ask them if they would come back for a couple of months.

    The problem is not the law schools.  The problem is that institutions from the New York Times to the Supreme Court have a class of snow flakes who feel that they have the right to cancel people they disagree with.  

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  6. RufusRJones Member
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    The problem is that institutions

    ANALYSIS: True

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    The problem is not the law schools.

    ***Everything like this*** gets held hostage by the leftist system. You may have good people that want to think clearly, but they also need to make money so they can’t do the right thing.

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  7. Lois Lane Coolidge
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    I thought it was interesting that the possibility that an actual judge either leaked or sanctioned the leak was floated here.  Of course such a judge should be removed from the court, as was stated, if that were ever proven to be the case. 

    Honestly, while it may be dangerous to speculate on such matters, I believe law clerks act per the cultures created by their judges as well, so if the leaker proves to be a clerk, there should still be questions answered by the corresponding judge, if that is possible…. 

    I also think it’s notable, even though it may not be fair or accurate, that pretty much everyone I know has immediately jumped to thinking about one judge in particular and how her clerks might think/act. 

    I hope the opinion is released as is and made official early. 

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  8. RufusRJones Member
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    This is wild if you haven’t seen it. I think this guy is pretty smart. Lawyer. 

     

     

     

     

     

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  9. Troy Senik Contributor
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    Blondie (View Comment):

    Blue Yeti (View Comment):

    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    A new episode in 8 days after going 3 months since the last episode?

    I wonder when is the next episode will be. May 10th or mid-August?

    Probably towards the end of this month, unless events warrant us to do another one sooner.

    Great job getting this out so quick. I had just listened to the latest and wondered what Mr. Yoo would have to say now. Thanks for this one, @ troysenik.

    The credit should really go to @BlueYeti, who rallied the troops for this one in record time.

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  10. Bishop Wash Member
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    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    This is wild if you haven’t seen it. I think this guy is pretty smart. Lawyer.

     

     

    I saw that last night. He makes a compelling case. Interesting that she’s not a clerk for the justice Lois mentions. 

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  11. Lois Lane Coolidge
    Lois Lane
    @LoisLane

    There has to be more to truly prosecute Elizabeth, but… wow.  Interesting connections and does lay the groundwork for finding a zealot focused enough on one issue to blow up her own career for “the cause”….

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  12. Boney Cole Member
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Boney Cole (View Comment):

    1. Get all the interns together, ask who leaked. If no one confesses, then fire them all.
    2. Then announce that all the law schools represented by the interns will be banned from Supreme Court internships. There are plenty of other law schools.

    Yes and no.

    If the leakier is not found, then dismiss the current class of Clerks. The Justices can go to their prior Clerks and ask them if they would come back for a couple of months.

    The problem is not the law schools. The problem is that institutions from the New York Times to the Supreme Court have a class of snow flakes who feel that they have the right to cancel people they disagree with.

    I think it is the law schools.  The top tier law schools are taking the top LSAT scores (with the now large affirmative action contingent), corrupting them, and they spread the corruption over all the land.  Seems hopeless, but this provides an opportunity to take action to slow the process down, put some sand in the gears. 

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  13. RufusRJones Member
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    Boney Cole (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Boney Cole (View Comment):

    1. Get all the interns together, ask who leaked. If no one confesses, then fire them all.
    2. Then announce that all the law schools represented by the interns will be banned from Supreme Court internships. There are plenty of other law schools.

    Yes and no.

    If the leakier is not found, then dismiss the current class of Clerks. The Justices can go to their prior Clerks and ask them if they would come back for a couple of months.

    The problem is not the law schools. The problem is that institutions from the New York Times to the Supreme Court have a class of snow flakes who feel that they have the right to cancel people they disagree with.

    I think it is the law schools. The top tier law schools are taking the top LSAT scores (with the now large affirmative action contingent), corrupting them, and they spread the corruption over all the land. Seems hopeless, but this provides an opportunity to take action to slow the process down, put some sand in the gears.

    Those kids at Yale were insane a few weeks ago. It’s very hard to understand. Portends a lot of bad things.

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  14. colleenb Member
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    Boney Cole (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Boney Cole (View Comment):

    1. Get all the interns together, ask who leaked. If no one confesses, then fire them all.
    2. Then announce that all the law schools represented by the interns will be banned from Supreme Court internships. There are plenty of other law schools.

    Yes and no.

    If the leakier is not found, then dismiss the current class of Clerks. The Justices can go to their prior Clerks and ask them if they would come back for a couple of months.

    The problem is not the law schools. The problem is that institutions from the New York Times to the Supreme Court have a class of snow flakes who feel that they have the right to cancel people they disagree with.

    I think it is the law schools. The top tier law schools are taking the top LSAT scores (with the now large affirmative action contingent), corrupting them, and they spread the corruption over all the land. Seems hopeless, but this provides an opportunity to take action to slow the process down, put some sand in the gears.

    I agree. The law schools – or some of them and some parts of them – are the problem too. It would be nice to be able to rule out the law schools but I don’t see how you can do it. For every Lucretia or John Yoo or Professor Epstein there are probably 20 law profs who just look at the law as a way to get something done.

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