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Gerrymandering, Race Discrimination And Free Speech

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The Supreme court of the United States. Washington, DC.

In this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with legal scholars Emily Hughes of the University of Iowa and Tony Gaughan of Drake University about some of the most notable recent cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Cases discussed include: 

  • Ruch v. Common Cause and  Lamone v. Benisek

  • Department of Commerce v. New York

  • American Legion  v.  American Humanist Association

  • Flowers v. Mississippi

  • Gamble v. United States 

  • Mitchell v. Wisconsin

The panel also reflects on Justice Brett Kavanaugh's first months on the court and possible upcoming bench shakeups. 

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Katelyn Harrop is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa