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Supreme Court of the United States

  • The new two-hour FRONTLINE special, Clarence and Ginni Thomas: Politics, Power and the Supreme Court examines Clarence and Ginni Thomases’ lives and their rise to power and influence.
  • On June 24, in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson's Women's Health, the Supreme Court took away a constitutional right, a woman's right to choose. Tonight, we look at the Bay Area's response to Dobbs, by activists, elected officials, and the medical profession.YLR host Jeff Hayden, and tonight's co-host Dean Johnson, are joined by Laura Parmer-Lohan and, from the Board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, Dr. Aaron Nayfack.Whether you support abortion rights, or believe the sanctity of life preempts, we would like to hear from you.Comments? Questions for Jeff and Dean's guests? Call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • In the past two weeks, we discussed the implications of recent United States Supreme Court decisions, particularly the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Tonight we wrap up that discussion, and move on to a Birdseye view of the Historic 2021-22 session.In the first half hour, YLR host Jeff Hayden, tonight's co-host Dean Johnson and Appellate Attorney Anne Voigts conclude our look at the Dobbs case, and an overview of the response in both red and blue states.In the second half hour, YLR host Jeff Hayden and Appellate Attorney Anne Voigts discuss various criminal and civil cases decided by the United States Supreme Court this past term, and take a look at what is coming up in the year to come.As always, we welcome your questions, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • One week ago today, people woke up in a nation that allowed medical personnel to provide a safe and effective care for women seeking to terminate unwanted pregnancies, and, that strived to make it safe by limiting the ability carry guns. In two decisions handed down in as many days, the world has changed in fundamental ways.At least one justice suggests this is but the beginning.YLR Host Jeff Hayden and tonight's co-host, Dean Johnson, are joined by Ben Feuer, chairman of the california appellate law group, Anne Voigts, a partner at King & Spalding in the firm's appellate, constitutional and administrative law group, Professor Rory Little, Joseph W. Cotchett Professor of Law at U.C. Hastings, and San Carlos city councilmember and former mayor Laura Parmer-Lohan, a businesswoman, working mom and candidate for San Mateo County Supervisor.Question for Jeff, Dean and their guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • Media Roundtable: The Supreme Court and the future of Roe v. Wade
  • What does Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record tell us about what kind of Supreme Court Justice he would be? What would his confirmation mean for crucial issues…