Another year, another five-alarm fire burning before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kelsey Reichmann, Courthouse News’ Supreme Court reporter and the newest addition to the Sidebar team, joined just in time for this year's preview of the court's upcoming term.
The top court in all the land is back at it again following landmark decisions that it has delivered for the conservative legal movement in ending the constitutional right to an abortion, rewriting Second Amendment jurisprudence and allowing churches to have more influence in public institutions. All the political and legal shake-ups have brought us to where we are today, with the justices set to consider if more people should be allowed to own a firearm, if you can trash talk your mayor and if the government can function as it always has.
Trust us, you’ll want to stick around for that last one to hear if it will fuel a fire impacting every facet of the United States government as we know it.
- Sarah Bennett, principal and managing attorney at Sodoma Law North
- Kevin Lindke, plaintiff in Lindke v. Freed before the Supreme Court
- Robert Corn-Revere, chief counsel at FIRE
- Dan Walters, professor at Texas A&M University School of Law
- Jasmine Harris, professor at University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Sidebar tackles the top stories you need to know from the legal world. Join reporters Hillel Aron, Kirk McDaniel, Amanda Pampuro and Kelsey Reichmann as they take you in and out of courtrooms in the U.S. and beyond and break down developments to help you understand how they affect your day-to-day life.
Editorial staff is Bill Dotinga, Sean Duffy and Jamie Ross.
For more from Kelsey:
- Supreme Court takes up ADA enforcement in hearing ‘tester’ hotel lawsuit
- Red state social media censorship laws get Supreme Court review
- The Supreme Court case that could send the economy into a recession
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