GW WonkCast interrupts the airwaves to talk about the power of the judicial branch and what role the court systems play among the policies of the Trump administration. Recorded live at GW’s WRGW radio station, GW WonkCast co-Hosts Haley Dunn and Gabe Moss join WRGW News anchors Harris Kay, Robert O’Shaughnessy, and Matthew Williams to discuss cases related to DACA, detained immigrants, and LGBT rights.
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This week’s sources:
Trump wants top court to restrain judges who block policies, San Francisco Chronicle
Sessions calls out judges for blocking Trump policy, CNN Politics
Supreme Court throws out ruling that said detained immigrants deserve bond hearings, The Washington Post
U.S. appeals court says Title VII covers discrimination based on sexual orientation, Reuters
This court ruling could help change the scope of gay rights in America, Vox
Another LGBT Rights Victory at the Supreme Court, This Time for Parental Rights, Advocate