SCOTUS Rulings Explained: From Abortion to Affirmative Action

Jun 28, 2016

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down one of the biggest cases on abortion in a quarter century. The court also issued several other rulings, including a case about affirmative action in college admissions, and another regarding when people convicted of domestic violence can own a gun. What does it all mean for you, and how will these cases reverberate around Iowa and around the nation?

Todd Pettys, Professor and H. Blair and Joan V. White Chair of Civil Litigation at the University of Iowa, and Anthony Gaughan, Professor of Law at Drake University Law School join host Ben Kieffer to talk about the cases, the decisions and which legal questions will likely be revisited in the future.