A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, June 28, 2018

On today’s show:

  • Guest, Attorney Harold Cassidy (Link: https://www.thecassidylawfirm.com/) Constitutional law, the Kennedy era, what kind of justice we seek; Justice Kennedy and Roe; Supreme Court and legacies.
  • Justice Kennedy might not weep if Roe v. Wade is overturned; Casey decision sorted through possibility that Roe was incorrectly decided but did not receive the votes to overturn.
  • Guest, Prof. Hadley Arkes (Link: https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2018/06/another-pro-life-victory) Constitutional Illusions & Anchoring Truths; Supreme Court rulings analyzed; Kennedy’s impact on jurisprudence, his legacy.
  • Principles in the Constitution are not principles because they are in the Constitution, they were placed there because they are principles. There is no mention of abortion or marriage in the Constitution.