A big victory for privacy at the Supreme Court in the Carpenter case, followed by a big loss with the Muslim Ban. We also talk to Ben Wolcott from Make the Road NY about how big banks profit off immigrant detention and private prisons. Our take on the “civility” debate. And some races to watch in Texas.
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MENTIONED ON THE SHOW
Georgetown students confront Mitch McConnell for ripping families apart:
On a second read of the opinions in #TrumpvHawaii, I actually think the standard of review discussion is better news for the plaintiffs, and thus for other challenges to Trump admin initiatives, than I initially thought. 1/
— Kate Shaw (@kateashaw1) June 26, 2018
Without audio of today’s announcement, there is no way to replicate Sotomayor’s fury in a 20-minute dissent from the bench re: today’s travel ban decision
— Nina Totenberg (@NinaTotenberg) June 26, 2018
The @GEOGroup is a private prison company profiting off immigrant detention. They are also the LARGEST donor to @CongCulberson, a Texas Republican being challenged by @Lizzie4Congress in November. #TX07#EndFamilyDetention https://t.co/izdiNc3i7o
— Alexis Goldstein🔥 (@alexisgoldstein) June 21, 2018
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