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Lisa, Sarah, and Sarah (and David)

Some people say it's the new avocado toast!

Are you ready for this? Partners at Williams and Connolly Lisa Blatt and Sarah Harris share what it was like to argue before Justice Antonin Scalia, the pros and cons of careerism, the hunger for victory, the dangers of wearing cowboy boots in court, and why life is just a never-ending series of tradeoffs. Also:

-Texas Sarah vs Tennessee Sarah

-Justice Ginsburg’s tip for arguing before the Supreme Court

-Different forms of originalism

-Miffy’s (mifepristone)

-Arguing with Justice Alito

-Women in law

-Poor David

-Don’t follow your passions

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Sarah Isgur

Sarah Isgur is a senior editor at The Dispatch and is based in northern Virginia. Prior to joining the company in 2019, she had worked in every branch of the federal government and on three presidential campaigns. When Sarah is not hosting podcasts or writing newsletters, she’s probably sending uplifting stories about spiders to Jonah, who only pretends to love all animals.

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David French

David French is a columnist for the New York Times. He’s a former senior editor of The Dispatch. He’s the author most recently of Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation.