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RJ Court Watch: Why Loretta Lynch Is the Right Nominee for Attorney General

Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo talk with political analyst Zerlina Maxwell about the nomination of Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as attorney general.

Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo talk with political analyst Zerlina Maxwell about the nomination of Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as U.S. attorney general.

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RJ Court Watch: The Fight for Voting Rights and Abortion Access in Texas

In the opening month of its term, the Supreme Court issued emergency orders on voting rights and abortion access in Texas. RH Reality Check's Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss the overlap right now in the fight for reproductive and voting rights in the wake of these two big Supreme Court orders.

In the opening month of its term, the Supreme Court issued emergency orders on voting rights and abortion access in Texas. RH Reality Check‘s Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss the overlap right now in the fight for reproductive and voting rights in the wake of these two big Supreme Court orders.

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RJ Court Watch: Little Sisters of the Poor and the Politics of the Birth Control Lawsuits

In this episode of RJ Court Watch, we talk to Brigitte Amiri, a senior staff attorney at the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project, about the politics of the Little Sisters of the Poor crusade against the birth control benefit.

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RJ Court Watch: Searching for Justice in Ferguson

A makeshift memorial near where Black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in Ferguson, Missouri.

Pamela Merritt joins us to talk about the killing of Michael Brown and police violence as a reproductive justice issue.

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RJ Court Watch: After ‘Hobby Lobby,’ What’s Next?

The Roberts Court ruled in favor of corporate religious rights in Hobby Lobby. Does this mark the end to some of this fight?

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RJ Court Watch: The State of Marriage Equality One Year After ‘United States v. Windsor’

June marks the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that required the federal government recognize same-sex marriages. How much longer until marriage equality is a reality nationwide?

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RJ Court Watch: Can a Reproductive Justice Framework Help Turn North Carolina Blue?

Protestors at the first Moral Monday on July 8, 2013.

In this episode, RJ Court Watch hosts Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo discuss signs of hope and an emerging reproductive justice framework to respond to the relentless attacks on individual rights on everything from abortion access to voting in North Carolina.

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RJ Court Watch: What’s at Stake in the Contraception Cases Before SCOTUS?

In this episode, RJ Court Watch hosts Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo discuss the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialty cases challenging the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act and unpack the legal and political arguments before the Supreme Court.

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RJ Court Watch: Contraception and the First Amendment

Elizabeth Sepper (left) and Greg Lipper.

In the first episode of RH Reality Check‘s new podcast, RJ Court Watch, Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo discuss the legal challenges to the contraception mandate, including whether or not corporations can exercise a conscience, and whether or not the First Amendment speaks to or has any role in governing employee health insurance plans.

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