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Living Anachronism

How the Supreme Court’s pre-Trump conservatism keeps defying expectations.

Sarah and David discuss how the media’s focus on outcomes ignores the Supreme Court’s complexity and restraint. Plus: tips for the lawyer ready to quit.

The Agenda:
Bump stocks and executive overreach
—Upcoming SCOTUS cases
—Who’s the least powerful justice?
—Hidden ideological diversity in SCOTUS
DOJ’s enforcement of the FACE Act
—How to quit your law firm: tips on professional risk management

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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.

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.