The New York Times published reporting on Saturday alleging that the leaked Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade wasn’t the first leak of an opinion draft about reproductive rights. And who was reportedly behind the 2014 leak on contraception?
Justice Samuel Alito.
In a new episode of Boom! Lawyered, Jess and Imani get into the heart of the Times‘ reporting and answer the question: Just how corrupt is Alito, and can anything be done about it?
As Jess says, “The allegations in the New York Times piece are absolutely extraordinary. They totally paint this picture of Sam Alito and Clarence Thomas as … just straight-up partisan operatives … helping the Court craft policy.”
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